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Indigenous Peoples Celebration: Re-Thinking Columbus Day

Organizer: Redhawk Native American Arts
Venue: Randall’s Island
New York, NY 10035 United States
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Add to Calendar 10/08/2017 12:00 AM 10/09/2017 11:59 PM America/New_York Indigenous Peoples Celebration: Re-Thinking Columbus Day More detail: https://apa.nyu.edu/event/indigenous-peoples-celebration-re-thinking-columbus-day-2/ Randall’s Island, New York, NY, 10035

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.