Mari Luci Jaramillo at NHCC

Author Mari Luci Jaramillo talks about her book Sacred Seeds at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

A notable educator and civil rights advocate, Mari-Luci Jaramillo is best known for her accomplishments as U.S. Ambassador to Honduras in the 1970s. From humble beginnings in Las Vegas, New Mexico, Mari-Luci went on to a long career that included numerous positions at the University of New Mexico, and serving as the U.S. Department of State, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Inter-American Affairs under President Carter, and as the U.S. Department of Defense, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Latin America under President Clinton. Dr. Jaramillo resides in  Albuquerque, NM.

Mari-Luci tells the story of her own coming of age in the 1930s, stories of the every-day and the out-of-the-ordinary, stories of how she learned the values of community, faith, love, tradition, and passion for learning. Featuring New Mexican Spanish and illustrated by photographs and sketches, this collection of stories reveals the observant eye and open heart of the girl who became Madame Ambassador.

This event is free and open to the public. Info here: http://www.nhccnm.org/event/book-presentation-and-signing-dr-mari-luci-jaramillo-and-her-book-sacred-seeds/

Event date: 
Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
National Hispanic Cultural Center
1701 4th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Sacred Seeds: A Girl, Her Abuelos, and the Heart of Northern New Mexico Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781939604354
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Cecilia J. Navarrete - July 22nd, 2019

Sacred Seeds: A Girl, Her Abuelos, and the Heart of Northern New Mexico Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781939604347
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Published: Cecilia J. Navarrete - July 22nd, 2019