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Tribal Nations to Gather in the Berkshires to Honor Indigenous Peoples’ Day
October 9 | 7:30 pm One event on October 9 at 7:30 pm One event on October 10 at 11:00 am
One event on October 9 at 7:30 pm
One event on October 10 at 11:00 am
Fifteen tribal nations, including the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of the Mohicans, will join a celebration of Native American culture in South County on the weekend of Oct. 8-10.
The public is invited to join these immersive events:
Saturday, Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m. Honoring Native America at the Mahaiwe PAC, Great Barrington
Sunday, Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m., Indigenous Voices Panel, Kripalu, Lenox
Indigenous People’s Day, Monday, Oct. 10, 11 a.m., Ceremonial Walk, 334 Main St., Great Barrington
Honoring Native America includes a virtual message from Carlos Nakai, the world’s premier performer of the Native American flute; songs from the Stockbridge-Munsee Powwow Drum Family, GiiTaa’se Singers and renowned, traditional singer and performer, Joan Henry; NAACP-Berkshires President, Dennis Powell, awarding Larry Spotted Crow Mann of Okheteau Cultural Center with the first-ever Indigenous Award; and keynote speeches from Rhonda Anderson, Western Massachusetts Commissioner on Indian Affairs; and Grandmother Margaret Behan from the Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers, with Chief Justice Emeritus Robert Yazzie and Cheryl Fairbanks, Esq. speaking about Indigenous PeaceMaking.
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
- (413) 528-0100
Alliance for a Viable Future
Upcoming Events in Series
- Oct 8 @ 7:30pm
- Oct 9 @ 7:30pm
- Oct 10 @ 11:00am
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