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Date
Saturday, June 11, 2022
Time
11:00 a.m.
Place
Armory Food & Event Hall
Cost
Free Event

Indigenous People Festival is part of the Seattle Center Festál series and produced in partnership with Seattle Indian Health Board (SIHB).

In 2022, Seattle Center Festál is celebrating 25 years of stories and traditions. The theme, "Where the World Gathers" links together the series of 24 free festivals presented throughout the year, each with a unique cultural focus, identity, and range of engaging activities.

COVID-19 Protocols:
In terms of COVID requirements, Seattle Center is a City of Seattle department. Thus, we are following the guidance from the City of Seattle as well as King County Public Health. Learn about Seattle Center's health and safety protocols at our events. To protect the public, City staff and contractors are asked to be fully vaccinated.

The festival will take place in-person on Saturday, June 11 at 11am-6pm at the Armory Food & Events Hall and Mural Amphitheatre. The event is free and open to the public. Please join us in celebrating the thriving Indigenous culture in Seattle!

Performances by the Blue Heron Canoe Family, White Hawk Family, among others. Film screenings will take place in the Armory loft by some amazing First Nations cinematographers. Asia Tail will be hosting a gallery and screen printing.

Vendors from numerous tribes will have art, jewelry, and clothing for sale. A portion of sales will go right back into Seattle Indian Health Board’s Elder’s Program. Spend your money where it counts! We look forward to seeing you!

EVENT SCHEDULE:

Time Performance
11:00am Opening Remarks
12:00pm Blue Heron Canoe Family, Performance
1:00pm Peter Ali (Mayo/Lower Pima), Flute Performance
2:00pm Tloke-Nahuake, Traditional Aztec Dancers
3:00pm Rosalie Fish (Cowlitz), Runner & MMIWP Activist 
4:00pm Paul Wagner (Sannich), Peformance
5:00pm Bahiyyih Mudd (Suquamish), Stand-Up Comedy
6:00pm Closing Remarks

All Day: Screen printing and art with yəhaw̓ Indigenous Creatives, Indigenous Films, and 210 Brewery.

2022 IPF Social Graphic

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Same Day Events Showing Events on June 11, 2022

1:00 p.m.

Air Play

Admission Fee
In Air Play umbrellas fly, fabrics soar over the audience, balloons swallow people, and snow swirls, filling the stage. With stunning images and gales of laughter, Air Play bounces on the edge of definition: part comedy, part sculpture, part circus, part theater.
2:00 p.m.

Bruce

Admission Fee
Based on The Jaws Log by Carl Gottlieb, this world-premiere musical takes you behind the scenes of the world’s first summer blockbuster.
4:45 p.m.

Public Screenings: May You Stay Forever Young

Admission Fee
A group of fellow protestors must race against time to find YY, a young Hong Kong protestor announcing she will commit suicide, before it is too late.
5:00 p.m.

Viva Vera 20 Gala: Twenty Years of All-Ages Music, Art, and Community

Admission Fee
Viva Vera 20! Celebrating Two Decades of All-Ages Music, Art and Activism.
6:00 p.m.

Air Play

Admission Fee
In Air Play umbrellas fly, fabrics soar over the audience, balloons swallow people, and snow swirls, filling the stage. With stunning images and gales of laughter, Air Play bounces on the edge of definition: part comedy, part sculpture, part circus, part theater.
7:00 p.m.

Public Screenings: May You Stay Forever Young

Admission Fee
A group of fellow protestors must race against time to find YY, a young Hong Kong protestor announcing she will commit suicide, before it is too late.
7:30 p.m.

All Tharp

Admission Fee
PNB's final rep of the season is all about the legendary dancer, director, and choreographer Twyla Tharp.
7:30 p.m.

The Bonesetter's Daughter: Opening Night

Admission Fee
The Bonesetter’s Daughter is a deeply moving chronicle of war and revenge, joy and connection, and the profound love that can exist between mothers and daughters.
7:30 p.m.

Bruce

Admission Fee
Based on The Jaws Log by Carl Gottlieb, this world-premiere musical takes you behind the scenes of the world’s first summer blockbuster.
7:30 p.m.

POSTPONED Rod Stewart: with Cheap Trick

Admission Fee
British rock and pop legend Rod Stewart brings the hits back on tour with special guest Cheap Trick.

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