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Mon, Oct 11


New York

We Will Always Be Here

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day! #IndigenousPeoplesDay #WeWillAlwaysBeHere #Celebrate #ExistenceIsResistance #InsteadOfRedface

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We Will Always Be Here
We Will Always Be Here

Time & Location

Oct 11, 2021, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT

New York, Foundation Building, E 7th St, New York, NY 10003, USA

About the event

We are all connected in this great circle of life. In a circle there are no corners in which

to hide, and in this circle unifying all living things, we must stand next to and across from each other as equals. Healing, celebrating, telling together, though our stories differ.

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day with Grammy Award–winning composer, 2021 Helen Merrill award-winning playwright, librettist, interdisciplinary artist, actor, choreographer, eagle dancer, and hoop dancer Ty Defoe (Giizhig). Ty, who is from the Oneida and Ojibwe Nations, interweaves artistic projects with social justice, indigeneity, trans rights, Indigi-Queering, and environmentalism. He will be joined by multiple other artists including Grammy-nominated cellist/vocalist/composer and world music artist Dawn Avery, vocalist, actress, percussionist, and choreographer Joan Henry, actor Jake Hart, Eagle Project theater company founder Opalanietet, and actor Tanis Parenteau, among others.

Registration is required at for this free public program. Attendees must show proof of vaccination and wear a mask indoors.

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