WHO WE ARE

Mission Statement:

Dedicated to the preservation of Yaqui Culture, Customs, History and Traditions.The museum was conceived by the late Traditional Chief and Spiritual Leader Anselmo Valencia Tori, as a place where the preservation and presentation of Yaqui Culture and History would be in the hands of Yaqui Elders, Cultural Leaders and the Yaqui Community.

EXECUTIVE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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MARGIE V. RAMIREZ
President
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ROBERT MONTIEL
Vice President
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SONIA G. LAVENTURE
Secretary

BOARD MEMBERS

RAUL JULIAN ALVAREZ
REBECCA ALVAREZ
MARY JANE BUENAMEA
ANNA ESCALANTE
TERESA ESCALANTE
RAMON FRIAS
CARMEN GONZALES
GUILLERMO GUTIERREZ
RAMONA MANUEL
ANTHONY T. MOLINA, SR.
ANTHONY T. MOLINA, JR.
ANGELA MONTIEL
FRANCISCO MUNOZ
DAVID G. RAMIREZ
ANDREA VALENCIA
ANGEL VALENCIA
ARMANDO VALENZUELA
RICARDO VALENZUELA
PETRA VALENZUELA
ANGEL VELASQUEZ

YOEMEM TEKIA FOUNDATION FACULTY & STAFF

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Rebecca Alvarez

Director
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Michelle Alvarez

Program Assistant