“The beauty of the trees,
the softness of the air,
the fragrance of the grass,
speaks to me.
And my heart soars.”
-Chief Dan George
The Agency for Education creates lecture events where we can inspire individuals to become more involved in nature and conservation. We aim to raise awareness on how they can become positive forces of change in society, by helping individuals reevaluate the balance between nature and civilization.
The Sacred Scarlets program presents lectures and demonstrations featuring two young, beautiful captive-bred scarlet macaws. The lectures and demonstrations address conservation as well as their often unknown yet rich and important relevance in the American Southwest culture. Learn more…
Scarlet Macaws in Prehistoric & Historic Cultures
The scarlet macaw has a territorial range of 6,700,000 km though fragmented. Undoubtedly this majestic bird has had and continues to have a fundamental relationship with numerous cultures. The Agency for Education is dedicated to providing the public information on the scarlet macaw in various cultural contexts. Scholarly papers, books, images, independent research, will be included.
This information is grouped as follows:
Scarlet Macaw in Mayan/Mesoamerican culture
Scarlet Macaw in South American culture
Scarlet Macaw in American Southwest culture
The Mythical Phoenix