Empowering Mayan Voices: A Journey into Interpretation with Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim

In April 2024, Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim asked me to teach an introductory course in court, community, and medical interpreting for beginning and intermediate Mayan interpreters. Pixan Ixim is a grassroots organization based in Omaha, Nebraska whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the Maya people through community development strategies in Omaha, […]

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Continuing Education Offering – May Mastery!

Are you a court interpreter looking to enhance your skills and specialize in certain areas? Whether you’re working with indigenous communities, navigating the complexities of the judicial arena, or facilitating communication in sensitive contexts like foster care or divorce proceedings, specialized training is essential to meet the unique challenges of interpretation. I am partnering with […]

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Legal Bibliography in Spanish – Part I

  After giving my presentation today at #NAJIT2016, which I enjoyed tremendously, I realized I have not shared with my colleagues the wealth of information I have on law books in Spanish. I encouraged everyone in attendance to read more about actual law instead of only focusing on terminology. I really hope this and other […]

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