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Indigenous Peoples Celebration: Re-Thinking Columbus Day

Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.

The Indigenous Peoples Celebration of New York City presents its third annual gathering on Randall’s Island. Featuring Indigenous performers and speakers, the event will honor and celebrate the Indigenous peoples of this country, including the Water Warriors of Standing Rock and Split Rock, and the Water is Life movement. The Indigenous Peoples Celebration is organized in support of and to highlight the current national movement to rethink holidays and monuments which honor historical figures who brought harm to vulnerable populations.

Sunday, October 8, 2017, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Performances, vendors, music, song, and dance. Sunday overnight camp out; tents and tipis welcome (pre-registration is required).

Monday, October 9, 2017, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunrise Ceremony: 7am
Music, song, dance, spoken word, artists, and guest speakers.

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For more information, please contact indigenouspeoplenyc@gmail.com.

Organizer: Redhawk Native American Arts
Venue: Randall’s Island
Address:
New York, NY 10035 United States
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