Comunidades Indigenas en Liderazgo (CIELO) holds a 2-day conference annually that centers Indigenous Language interpreters. The vast population of indigenous migrants from Mexico and Guatemala has created a high demand for trained interpreters in indigenous languages in the United States. Given this need, we have held the conference annually. There is a variety of workshops that are tailored to Indigenous interpreters in real-life interpreting encounters. Professionals from government, health care, and law explain specialized concepts in the workshops. This conference also serves as a networking opportunity as well as a professional tool specifically for Interpreters of Indigenous languages.
We would like to thank the organizations and foundations that made the 2nd Annual National Indigenous Interpreters Conference possible :
Frente Indigenas de Organizaciones binacionales (FIOB), the Grove Foundation, Amalgamated Bank, The ACLU, CHIRLA, The California Wellness, Hispanics In philanthropy, The Monarca Bakery, MADRE, International Community Foundation, Agua Lucha, Frente Indigenas de Organizaciones binacionales (FIOB)