Ceiba ili

Ceiba ili is a Cultural Educator and Musician-Activist from Centroamérica, Honduras who centers Lenca and Maya Ch’orti identity revitalization in her work. Through language recuperation, land conservation, and powerful testimony, her music empowers us to face the urgency of now through the timeless truth of a living earth. Ceiba employs indigenous instruments and languages in music creation. Her work intertwines migrant communities, indigenous rights, and environmental justice. Her chosen name, Ceiba, comes from a statuesque tree of life with spiritual significance to native people in the Americas, including her home country, Honduras, and West Africa. Ceiba ili translates to Árbol Ceiba or Ceiba tree in Kotik, the Lenca language.

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