International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples
August 7, 2009
Veteran’s War Memorial Building
The American Legion Post #875
401 Van Ness Street (and McAlister), room 207
San Francisco, CA 94102-4587
Contact: Tony Gonzales http://aimwest.info 415-577-1492 or Arthur Jacobs 707/546/9969
DATE: Sunday August 9th
TIME: 10:30 am to 4 pm
PLACE: Veterans War Memorial Building /American Legion Post #875, 401 Van Ness Street (corner of McAlister) room 207.
The American Indian Movement West, a San Francisco community based Indigenous human rights organization, invites the BAY AREA general public to celebrate the United Nations proclamation of this significant date as “International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples”. .www.ohchr.org
Join us for: All Nations Singers, Jeremy Goodfeater, Andean Project, Fancy Dancers, Drummers and much more Special appearance by Madona Thunderhawk.
9:30 - set up
10:30 - Aztec dancers
11:00 - Invocation (Doug Duncan, Fred Short)
11:15 - All Nations Drum
11:25 - Press Conference
11:45 - Medicine Warriors Dance Exhibition, Blanket Dance
12:00 - Andean Project Dance Exhibition
12:20 - Blessing of the Food, Lunch served
12:30 - Jeremy Goodfeather Performance
12:45 - HIV/AIDS prevention by Shirley Begay - Native American Health Center
12:55 - Goodshield Performance
1:15 - David Escobar Performance, Introduction of film
1:35 - Screening of "El Salvador: I Want My People To Live"
2:10 - film Q&A with David Escobar, Tony Gonzales
2:25 - Song (Honor Song for Madonna? Blanket Dance? AIM Song?)
2:30 - Madonna introduces film
2:35 - Screening of "We Shall Remain: Wounded Knee"
3:55 - Madonna talk, Q&A
4:15 - closing
Potluck-Please bring your favorite dish, snacks and refreshments to share.
Films: “El Salvador:I Want My People to Live” and “Wounded Knee”
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