Indigenous Peoples Day Sunrise Ceremony
Oct
14
5:00 AM05:00

Indigenous Peoples Day Sunrise Ceremony

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Indigenous Peoples Day Sunrise Ceremony
This event commemorates 527 years of Indigenous resistance and survival in the Americas, honors the cultural resiliency of Indigenous Peoples in California and around the world, and celebrates the 50th anniversary of the occupation of Alcatraz by Indians of All Tribes in 1969-1970.

WHO: Sponsored by the International Indian Treaty Council

WHEN: Monday, October 14, 6 a.m.- 8 a.m. (boats return by 9 a.m.)

WHERE: Alcatraz Island (boats leave from Pier 33 starting at 5 AM, ticket booth opens at 4:15 AM)

COST: $11, purchase ferry boat tickets  on line from Alcatraz Cruises, Children under 5 are free

https://www.alcatrazcruises.com/programs-and-events/annual-events/indigenous-people-sunrise-gathering/

INFO: www.iitc.org

MEDIA CONTACT: Rochelle Diver, rochelle@treatycouncil.org, (218) 576-2649

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Alcatraz Canoe Journey 2019
Oct
14
7:00 AM07:00

Alcatraz Canoe Journey 2019

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Alcatraz Canoe Journey 2019
To commemorate the 1969 Occupation of Alcatraz, honor its veterans, celebrate our past and envision our future, the Bay Area Indigenous community is hosting our first-ever canoe journey. Starting at sunrise, a flotilla of Indigenous canoes from up and down the West Coast will circle Alcatraz Island, carrying forward the spirit of the Occupation for a new generation and century—showing leadership in the face of environmental degradation through the promise of Indigenous resurgence.

WHO: Brought to you by the Alcatraz Canoe Journey organizing committee and the Bay Area Indigenous community

WHEN: Monday, October 14, 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

WHERE: Aquatic Park, San Francisco, starting at the corner of Jefferson St. and Hyde St.

COST: FREE

INFO:  canoejourney2019.com

MEDIA CONTACT: Julian Brave NoiseCat,  jnoisecat@gmail.com

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Indigenous Peoples Day Music and Arts Festival
Oct
14
12:00 PM12:00

Indigenous Peoples Day Music and Arts Festival

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Indigenous Peoples Day Music and Arts Festival
This day marks the one-year anniversary of San Francisco's Indigenous Peoples' Day and the (September 13, 2018) removal of the Early Days sculpture from Pioneer Monument located in San Francisco’s Civic Center. Yerba Buena Gardens Festival celebrates with Native American art, music and vendors. The event will feature Jonathan Cordero (Ramaytush Ohlone) and performances by Pamyua (Inuit), Hip Hop and media artist Ronnie Dean Harris aka Ostwelve (Stō:lo) and Raye Zaragoza (Akimel O’otham descent).

WHO: Sponsored by the San Francisco Arts Commission and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival in partnership with American Indian Contemporary Arts and the International Indian Treaty Council

WHEN: Monday, October 14, Noon–3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission St. between 3rd & 4th streets

COST: FREE

INFO:  ybgfestival.org

MEDIA CONTACT: Marshall Lamm - marshalllamm@earthlink.net

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Island of Incarceration, Island Of Freedom
Nov
20
to Jun 30

Island of Incarceration, Island Of Freedom

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In 1969, a group of Native American activists called the Indians of All Tribes arrived on Alcatraz. This new exhibit and series of cultural programs on Alcatraz tells the story of their 19-month occupation of the island, a watershed moment in the movement for Native American civil rights.

WHO: Sponsored by the National Parks Service

WHEN: Wednesday, November 20 – June 2022

WHERE: Alcatraz Island New Industries Building

COST: Ferry Ticket

INFO: https://www.nps.gov/alca/index.htm

MEDIA CONTACT: GOGA public affairs. goga_public_affairs@nps.gov

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Honoring The Veterans of the Alcatraz Occupation
Nov
20
to Nov 23

Honoring The Veterans of the Alcatraz Occupation

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The National Parks Service, working with the Indians of All Tribes, will host a series of events on Alcatraz Island to honor the veterans of the occupation.

WHO: Sponsored by the National Parks Service and Indians of All Tribes

WHEN: November 20, 21, 23

WHERE: Alcatraz Island

COST: Ferry Ticket

INFO: http://www.facebook.com/IndiansofAllTribes

MEDIA CONTACT: GOGA public affairs. goga_public_affairs@nps.gov

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Alcatraz Thanksgiving Sunrise Ceremony
Nov
28
5:00 AM05:00

Alcatraz Thanksgiving Sunrise Ceremony

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Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering
The Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering is a commemoration of the 1969-71 occupation of Alcatraz by the “Indians of All Tribes” and is a one-day event.

WHO: Sponsored by the International Indian Treaty Council

WHEN: November 28, 6 a.m.-10 a.m.

WHERE: Alcatraz Island

COST: Ferry ticket

INFO: iitc.org

 MEDIA CONTACT: Rochelle Diver, rochelle@treatycouncil.org, (218) 576-2649

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Paseo Artistico: Protect The Sacred
Oct
12
12:00 PM12:00

Paseo Artistico: Protect The Sacred

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Acción Latina invites you to participate in Paseo Artístico: “Protect The Sacred.” A full day offree, interactive, bilingual local art activities for the entire family and community on Saturday October 12, 2019 from 12PM-8PM in the Calle 24 Latino Cultural District, San Francisco.

This Indigenous People’s Day join us at “Paseo Artistíco: Protect The Sacred,” promoting local Native American artists and the struggle for Environmental Justice.

San Francisco, CA—Accion Latina’s bimonthly free community arts event on 24th Street, Paseo

Artistico will take place October 12, 2019. This month’s “Paseo Artistico: Protect the Sacred” will

bring awareness to local Native American artists, activists and allies and connect the environmental

justice movement from San Francisco to the Amazon. Protect the Sacred comes from the mural of

the same name on 24th Street and Florida in San Francisco’s Mission District. The mural’s two

creators, local artists Eli Lippert and El Chavi will offer an artist talk in front of the mural outside on

24th and Florida accompanied by Aztec dancers and local musicians Miguel Govea with students

from Community Music Center Latin American music ensemble.

Activities will feature local native artists and activists Kanyon Sayers-Roods (Ohlone) and Morning

Star Gali (Ajumawi) will present their work about organizing for Native Peoples justice movements in

California. Amazon Watch Executive Director Leila Salazar-Lopez will present about the fires in the

Amazon and the impact on native peoples in Brasil. Asocación Mayab will showcase live music and

dance from Mayan communities of the Yucatan, while local Mission District musician and shaman

Jorge Molina (Peru) leads an all ages music workshop with Loco Bloco. Rupa and the April Fishes

will bring their eclectic music with an environmental justice message, while Vanessa Sanchez gives

a free preview of her new show “Pachuquismo” a retelling of the Mexican American women in the

Pachuco movement through tap dance, documentary video and Mexican native song.

As always there will be several free arts classes and workshops for all ages and experience levels

including painting and drawing classes at Mission Cultural Center and Alley Cat Books, along with a

arts and crafts table at St. Peters School. Looking forward to seeing you on 24th Street/Calle 24

Latino Cultural District. Check our Facebook page

www.paseoartistico.org for schedule updates

https://www.facebook.com/paseoartistico/

Paseo Artístico is a community collaborative proudly produced and managed by Acción Latina.

CALLE 24 LATINO CULTURAL DISTRICT VENUES &
PASEO SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES “PROTECT THE SACRED”

Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 12PM-8PM

Precita Eyes “Protect the Sacred” Mural 
24th & Florida outdoors 12NOON-3:00PM
God’s Eye craft making process
Xavi Schmidt and Eli Lippert talk about “Protect The Sacred” mural
Community Music Center – MDYMP feat. Miguel Govea and CMC Student musicians

Evolved SF
 
3067 24th Street 1:00PM-4:00PM
Urban Native Era & DJ Project

Mission Cultural Center Studio D, 3rd Floor 
2868 Mission Street 1:30PM-3:30PM
Returning to human nature. Drawing and dance class for healing by Mabel Valdiviezo and Juliana Mendonca, includes collage and drawing materials.

Acción Latina 
2958 24th Street 2:00PM-3:30PM
Asunciacion Mayab (Mayan) Amazon Watch, Brasil Solidarity Network, Morning Star Gali (Ajumawi-Pit River Tribe)

Secret Garden Harrison and 23rd Street 1:00PM-3:00PM

PODER, Hijos de Maiz (Nicaraguan Folkloric dance) Calle 24 Latino Cultural District Main Office

2:00PM-8:00PM

3:00PM-4:30PM

Vanessa Sanchez presents “Pachuquismo,” Loco Bloco, Jorge Molina (Inca/Mission)

Dance Mission Theater 3316 24th Street
4:30PM-6:00PM
Kanyon Sayers-Rood (Ohlone), Rupa and April Fishes musical concert

3250 24th Street

Calle 24 Latino Cultural District's Launch & El Corazón Awards

Celebration

Brava Theater Cabaret 
2781 24th Street (in the Cabaret)

Adobe Books 
3130 24th Street 5PM-6PM presenter TBA

Alley Cat Books 
3036 24th Street 5:30PM-7:00PM
Marcos Razo: Presentation and class on Mayan Murals in Chiapas and Yucatan, Palenque

Acción Latina 
2958 24th Street 5:00PM-8:00PM
Encuentritos featuring live music, groups TBA

For more info please email paseoartistico@accionlatina.org
Or visit www.paseoartistico.org

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Berkeley Indigenous People's Day Powwow & Indian Market
Oct
12
10:00 AM10:00

Berkeley Indigenous People's Day Powwow & Indian Market

  • Martin Luther King Civic Center Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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27th Annual Celebration
1992-2019

Saturday, October 12, 2019
10am - 6pm
FREE
Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center Park
Berkeley CA.
Martin Luther King, Jr Way, between Alston Way & Center Street
(2180 Milvia St)
1-1/2 blocks west of the Berkeley BART Station

Exhibition Dancing 10:00 am
Gourd Dancing 11:00 am
Grand Entry 12:00 noon
Closing Ceremony 6:00 pm

Contest Dancing: All Categories
Intertribal Dancing
Featuring Native California dancers
Prettiest Shawl Contest
Native American Foods and Arts & Crafts all day at the Indian Market
All Traditional Drums are Invited 
Raffles all day till 6 pm.

HEAD STAFF 2019:
Co-M.C.s
Aurora Mamea, (Blackfoot) & Randy Pico (Luiseño)

Arena Director:
Charles Koshiway (Otoe/Sac & Fox)

Head Man Dancer
Michael Runningwind (Otomi/Seneca/Chiricahua Apache)

Head Woman Dancer
Nizhoni Ellenwood (Nii Mii Puu/Nez Perce/Apache)

Head Gourd Dancer
TBA

Host Northern Drum
All Nations

Host Southern Drum
Aaron Bear & Co

Head Judge
TBA

Contest Coordinator
TBA

Pow Wow Coordinator
Gino Barichello (Mvskoke Nation of OK)

Vendors Coordinator
Hallie Frazer (Quichua)

Location
M.L. King Civic Center Park
2151 M.L.K. Jr. Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Between Center Street & Allston Way, 1-1/2 blocks west of Berkeley BART Station

More Information: 
Indigenous Peoples Day Committee info@ipdpowwow.org
Vendor Informaton: ipdpowwow.berkeley@gmail.com

http://www.ipdpowwow.org


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