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Indigenous People Festival is a celebration of Indigenous creativity, brilliance, and resilience. This year, they'll present four exciting days of virtual performances and panels featuring locally and nationally recognized Indigenous artists and advocates.
Funds raised through Indigenous People Festival 2021 will help Seattle Indian Health Board (SIHB) expand their culturally attuned services, open new locations, and renovate their Leschi Center to include upgraded medical rooms, 100 affordable housing units, and new spaces for our Elders’ Program and cultural gatherings.
October 12 @ 6:30pm
Join us for an evening of traditional and contemporary dance, drag, poetry, and music, featuring: Delia Gomez (Yaqui/Mexican), Fabian Romero (Purepécha), Mackenzie Neusiok (Coharie), and Stephy Styles (Quechua)
Music by tawihisi & Ghost Horse (Pawnee/Athabask
October 13 @ 4:00pm / 5:00pm
Are you reach for some NDN TV Time? Rutherford Falls star, writer, comedian, and content creator Jana Schmieding (Lakota Sioux) will join host Howie Echo-Hawk (Pawnee) to discuss how hit shows Reservation Dogs and Rutherford Falls are Indigenizing the streaming era. Grab some greasy greasy fry bread and tune in on Facebook or YouTube!
October 14 @ 4:00pm / 5:00pm
October 15 @ 5:00pm / 6:30pm
Join host Hilel Echo-Hawk (Pawnee) and chefs M. Karlos Baca (Tewa/Diné/Nuchu) and Andrea Murdoch (Andean) for a live conversation on the thriving world of Native cooking and how food continues to play a vital role in our sovereignty. You’ll be sure to leave with new insights and a craving for your favorite Native dishes!