festivals

First Peoples’ Festival 10-4 + Screening @ Cinemapolis 9-29 of Documentary of Guswenta: Renewing the Two Row

Monday, September 29, 6:30pm

A documentary at Cinemapolis:

“Guswenta: Renewing the Two Row”

by Gwendolyn Cates with discussion after

with Daygot Leeyos, Andy Mager & Donna Silversmith

$10 suggested (no one turned away)

With sponsorship by Ithaca Catholic Workers and Sara Pines

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FIRST PEOPLES’ FESTIVAL

A CELEBRATION OF INDIGENOUS CULTURE

   Saturday, October 4                           

10 am – 5:30 pm

     Dewitt Park, Ithaca

 

 

11 am – Traditional Opening by Cayugas

Welcome by Mayor Svante Myrick & Dan Hill, Cayuga Nation

 

Performances:

  • Kontiwennenhawi – Akwesasne Women Singers

*Perry Ground, Traditional Stories

  • Dan Hill, Cayuga, Flute
  • Crow Weaver Band
  • Emilio Benites, Peruvian, Zamponas
  • Craig Luther, Diné, Flute

Children’s activities:

Amazing Pete’s balloon creations, storytelling, face painting, Home Depot building projects, corn husk doll making with Marcy & Bernadette Kane, Seneca Nation

Arts & Crafts:  beadwork, paintings, clothing, lacrosse sticks, flutes, jewelry, silent auction

Food Vendors:  corn soup, fry bread, tacos, vegan/vegetarian options
For more info contact: Audrey J Cooper   607.272.2292   www.multicultural-resource.org
FaceBook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/548501661944910/
Coordinated by: The Multicultural Resource Center.
Cosponsors: Cornell University, CU American Indian Program,  Ithaca College Center for the Study of Race Culture & Ethnicity, IC Event Services, TC Cornell Cooperative Extension, Cayuga Medical Center, Home Depot, Downtown Ithaca Alliance in partnership with Apple Harvest Festival. Funded in part by the Tompkins County Tourism Program.

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Save the Date: VegStock in July!

Save the date! VegStock is happening July 2nd, 2011 on farmland near Ithaca/Watkins Glen, NY.

A FREE gathering just for FUN and recharging with a vegan theme. Includes: Music Entertainment (featuring Kyle Vincent and others), activities for children and adults (and adults who think like children :) ), music and drumming jam sessions, face painting, vegan food sampling & samples, vegan food and wares vendors.

Free and open to all interested attendees. (Suggest attendees bring lawn chairs/blanket to sit upon, if desired)

Click here for updates, directions and contact information.

Support our local deer at the Ithaca Festival

Join Cayuga Deer in the Ithaca Festival Parade!

Thursday, June 3, 2010
5:30 PM – 7 PM
North Cayuga St., Ithaca
Click here for more info and to RSVP

Bring an instrument or your unicycle, show off your juggling skills, or just make a creative sign! There will be a dancing deer mascot, some signs, and some deer caps for marchers to wear. This will be a fun time and a good chance to meet other folks who care about animals.