Ulum Pixan Athoh’il Suk’il

Ulum Pixan Athoh’il Suk’il

Ulum Pixan Athohil Suk’il (Bird Spirit), AKA Dania Alejandra Flores-Heagney (colonized name), is an Indigenous mixed woman (Maya, Xinca, Garifuna, Russian Jew, and Ladino) mother and grandmother, born in Guatemala, Mesoamerica who moved to the US in 1999. She organized in her country of origin around aboriginal and women’s rights, language issues, and the environment. She continues her work here in the US as a volunteer, staff, and consultant. She is the Farming Director/Education Coordinator and member-owner at the Tuck Away Farm Cooperative at Global Village Farms and is an Access Co-op member-owner (a language justice cooperative). She is a co-founder of the Indigenous Peoples Network (RI/MA), a collaboration with local Indigenous peoples and people all over the Northeast who recognize our ancestral struggles and are committed to forming unity by sharing resources and technologies that have been passed down as ancestral knowledge. She is also the Project Coordinator at the Pocasset Pokenocket Land Trust; a Board member of both the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group and the Stone Soup artist and activist collective; a Funder member of the Northeast Farmers of Color Land Trust; Education Director at the Massachusetts Chapter of the Northeast Organic Farmers Association; and a Board member at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden.

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