Brought to you by in partnership
American Indian Community House & Friends of Transmitter Park
Saturday October 6th, 2018
12:00 – 5:00pm
Bushwick Inlet Park
86 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY
SHARING KNOWLEDGE, THOUGHT, ART, MOVEMENT – Moderation & Lecture by Rick Chavolla – AICH Board Chairman
Workshops: Traditional Beadwork, Storytelling, Spoken Work, Wampum Teachings, Music, Dance, Tree Planting CovenantThis event will celebrate and recognize Indigenous People’s Day and Connect the American Indian Community House with North Brooklyn. We will explore the application of Indigenous Values, Culture, and Ethics through environmental teachings and knowledge of how to coexist with nature through dialogue, storytelling, art, dance, and song. This will be a day to deepen our connections with one another, and discuss our relations to the land we occupy.
Additional partners: FRIENDS OF BUSHWICK INLET PARK – GREENING GREENPOINT – GREENPOINT TREE CORPS – NEIGHBORS ALLIED FOR GOOD GROWTH – NEWTOWN CREEK ALLIANCE – OPEN SPACE ALLIANCE FOR NORTH BROOKLYN
FREE REGISTRATION: TRANSMITTERPARK.ORG/AICH
Work by Iakowi:he'ne' (MohawkCoterie) currently on display within the exhibition. Please pay a visit and support Contemporary Native American Artists by shopping and sharing. There are plenty of wearable pieces such as purses, moccasins, pottery and cradleboards from the past. Dating all the way back to the 1700's, the spirit and stories these pieces carry will whisk you away into a vision of life during its era. To hold them pulls you into either the making of it or the originals owners daily life.
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