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All My Relations & Traditional Lifeways Weekend at Governors Island, NYC

All My Relations & Traditional Lifeways Weekend at Governors Island, NYC

Community and Allies,

I’m writing to let you know about special guests joining us this weekend on Governors Island, to further our conversation about the Great Law of Peace and the Haudenosaunee Confederacy.

We are honoured to be joined on Saturday & Sunday by Della & Ishi, Traditional Knowledge and Medicine stewards of the Haudenosaunee.

Here is a general schedule of events for the workshop:

Saturday, July 20
1:15-6pm

First contact with natives including Jamestown Settlement.

Native participation through the Wars, Trail of Tears, Relocation to Reservation style of living.

In the first half of his session, he’ll be discussing history of native peoples then after...


SEEDS of the FUTURE

SEEDS of the FUTURE

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY SYMPOSIUM IN NORTH BROOKLYN

Brought to you by in partnership
American Indian Community House & Friends of Transmitter Park
Saturday October 6th, 2018
12:00 – 5:00pm
Bushwick Inlet Park
86 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY

SHARING KNOWLEDGE, THOUGHT, ART, MOVEMENT – Moderation & Lecture by Rick Chavolla – AICH Board Chairman

Workshops: Traditional Beadwork, Storytelling, Spoken Work, Wampum Teachings, Music, Dance, Tree Planting CovenantThis event will celebrate and recognize Indigenous People’s Day and Connect the American Indian Community House with North Brooklyn. We will explore the application of Indigenous Values, Culture, and Ethics through environmental teachings and knowledge of how to coexist with nature through dialogue, storytelling, art, dance, and song. This will be a day to deepen our connections with one another, and discuss our relations to the land we occupy.

Additional partners: FRIENDS OF BUSHWICK INLET PARK – GREENING GREENPOINT – GREENPOINT TREE CORPS – NEIGHBORS ALLIED FOR GOOD GROWTH – NEWTOWN CREEK ALLIANCE – OPEN SPACE ALLIANCE FOR NORTH BROOKLYN

FREE REGISTRATION: TRANSMITTERPARK.ORG/AICH

We'wha and the Two Spirit Tradition, Then and Now

We'wha and the Two Spirit Tradition, Then and Now

Work by Iakowi:he'ne' (MohawkCoterie) currently on display within the exhibition. Please pay a visit and support Contemporary Native American Artists by shopping and sharing. There are plenty of wearable pieces such as purses, moccasins, pottery and cradleboards from the past. Dating all the way back to the 1700's, the spirit and stories these pieces carry will whisk you away into a vision of life during its era. To hold them pulls you into either the making of it or the originals owners daily life. 

The energy is strong and the frequency is...


Iakowi:he'ne' Featured in the June Issue of ALLURE Magazine


Decolonize This Place

Decolonize This Place

Assembly Format: Brief report-backs from student groups followed by a common conversation about decolonizing an institution like NYU. Will also be updating people on the Brooklyn Museum development and create space to plug into the effort to #DecolonizeBrooklynMuseum.. ..