Local press has recognized Hua Anwa with these articles in the San Luis Obsipo Tribune, written by Gayle Cuddy, and another article in the Women's Press, written by Tobey Crockett.
In the past few years in particular, Hua has traveled throughout the western United States and Central America as an honored guest speaker and Elder. Locally, Hua has been featured as a guest speaker, including the Cambria 350 event to encourage awareness of carbon issues and global warming in October, the Hopedance film screening of the 13 Grandmothers movie in San Luis Obispo September 2010. Hua is an impassioned speaker on our sacred relationship and responsibility to honoring the water. Hua has undertaken both a water-pilgrimage, to pray with the major bodies of water along the western United States, and has attended municipal and town-hall meetings to speak on the practice of hydrologic fracturing (fracking) from the Native American perspective.
In the summer of 2010, Hua was a guest speaker at the Salon for the Spiritually Creative Life held at Pasadena's Institute for Art & Philosophy, and is a featured writer in the stunning book by Carol Soucek King celebrating the Under the Bridges at Arroyo Del Rey. Hua has been honored many times as an Elder at the Deer Mountain Youth and Elder Wisdom Fire Council hosted by Earth Peoples United since 2010. And, in 2011, Hua spoke at the Earth Medicine Alliance conference in San Francisco, celebrating Ancestral Wisdom.
In 2012 Hua made the pilgrimage in recognition of the Mayan prophecy for the new Age of Honey, as an honored guest of Mayan spiritual leader Tata OmeAkaEhekatl Erick Gonzalez, and again in 2014 Hua returned to sit in council with him among his community in Patziapa, Guatemala.
Listen to Hua's reflections on her trip to Guatemala during the famed 2012 Winter Solstice. This profound ceremonial occasion marks the end of the Mayan calendar and the start of a new Age of Honey. Download her talk here.
Feel free to contact Hua either by email or call her at 805 481 0892 with any questions.