A CELEBRATION OF INDIGENOUS CULTURE WITH TWO EVENTS:
Monday, September 29, 6:30pm A documentary @ Cinemapolis: “Guswenta: Renewing the Two Row” by Gwendolyn Cates with discussion after with Daygot Leeyos, Andy Mager & Donna Silversmith
$10 suggested (no one turned away!) With sponsorship by Ithaca Catholic Workers and Sara Pines
Saturday, October 4th, First Peoles’ Festival @ Dewitt Park, downtown Ithaca,
10 am to 5:30 pm. 11 am Traditional Opening by Cayugas
Welcome by Mayor Svante Myrick & Dan Hill, Cayuga Nation
• Kontiwennenhawi – Akwesasne Women Singers
*Perry Ground, Traditional Stories
• Dan Hill, Cayuga, Flute
• Crow Weaver Band
• Emilio Benites, Peruvian, Zamponas
• Craig Luther, Diné, Flute
Amazing Pete’s balloon creations, storytelling, face painting, Home Depot building projects, corn husk doll making with Marcy & Bernadette Kane, Seneca Nation.
Arts & Crafts: beadwork, paintings, clothing, lacrosse sticks, flutes, jewelry, silent auction; Peruvian weaving demonstration by Amador Benites.
Food Vendors: corn soup, fry bread, tacos, vegan/vegetarian options
For more info contact: Audrey J Cooper 607.272.2292 www.multicultural-resource.org
FaceBook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/548501661944910/
Coordinated by: The Multicultural Resource Center.
Cosponsors: Cornell University, CU American Indian Program, Ithaca College Center for the Study of Race Culture & Ethnicity, IC Event Services, TC Cornell Cooperative Extension, Cayuga Medical Center, Home Depot, Downtown Ithaca Alliance in partnership with Apple Harvest Festival. Funded in part by the Tompkins County Tourism Program.