Mano a Mano is Turning 25!

Mano a Mano is Turning 25! Join us on Sunday, September 15th for BBQ and wood-fired pizza as we celebrate everything we have been able to accomplish together. A lot has changed since Mano a Mano started out of our Co-Founders Joan & Segundo Velasquez’s home in Mendota Heights, Minnesota in 1994, and we look […]

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: June 11, 2019

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: June 11, 2019 Join us at Mano a Mano on Tuesday, June 11th for our monthly Speaker Series event. June’s speaker is Agleska Cohen-Rencountre (Lower Brule Sioux Tribe), in their fourth year in the Department of American Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Their studies are in American Indian and […]

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: May 14, 2019

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: May 14, 2019 Join us at Mano a Mano on Tuesday, May 14 for our monthly Speaker Series event. May’s speaker is Siddharth Bharath, a PhD student in Ecology at the University of Minnesota. His talk will be on “Indigenous Peoples in India: A Brief History and Ongoing Struggles for […]

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: April 9, 2019

Join us at Mano a Mano on Tuesday, April 9 for our monthly Speaker Series event. April’s speaker is Jesús N. Pinto-Ledezma, Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Ecology, Evolution & Behavior at the University of Minnesota. He will be discussing the Hyacinth Macaw program in Bolivia. The event is free and takes places at […]

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: Caroline Doenmez on October 9th

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: Caroline Doenmez on October 9th The seventh talk of our Speaker Series is with Caroline Doenmez, PhD student in the Anthropology Department at the University of Minnesota. She will be discussing “Beginning Again In Our Bodies: Indigenous Women Reclaiming Birth.” We at Mano a Mano want to engage with researchers and practitioners working with indigenous peoples […]

Festival 2018 Results

Festival 2018 Results Thank you to everyone that was a part of our 9th Annual Fundraising Festival Event on Sunday! We raised more than $111,000! These funds will support the distribution of recovered resources donated from Minnesota, and get them to people in need throughout Bolivia. We will be able to ship at least 100,000 […]

Upcoming Events at Mano a Mano: Rest of 2018

Upcoming Events at Mano a Mano: Rest of 2018 Mano a Mano has a number of events coming up through the rest of the year. Below is a list of currently scheduled events; we have our monthly speaker series every second Tuesday of each month (September 11, October 9, November 13, December 11), our 9th […]

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: Nate Knatterud-Hubinger on August 14th

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: Nate Knatterud-Hubinger on August 14th The fifth talk of our Speaker Series is with Mano a Mano Executive Director Nate Knatterud-Hubinger; his talk will be on “Working in International Development: Thoughts and Lessons Learned From Over a Decade With Mano a Mano International in Minnesota.” WHAT: Mano a Mano Talk Series – “Working in International Development: Thoughts […]

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: Thomas Kenote on June 12th

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: Thomas Kenote on June 12th Join Mano a Mano in our ongoing series of free talks and discussion on “indigenous peoples and their environments.” We at Mano a Mano want to engage with researchers and practitioners working with indigenous peoples on development and environmental issues. Our goal is to share […]

Upcoming Mano a Mano Events: May-September 2018

Upcoming Mano a Mano Events: May-September 2018 We have posted this week about a few events, so here’s a quick recap of upcoming Mano a Mano events: May 17th – Joseph Caswell and Trio Luminoso performing a FREE concert at the St. Paul Conservatory of Music May 29th – CANCELED. Our monthly speaker series event […]