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International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples

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 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”.

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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