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We Are Still Here

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Date:
Friday, November 19, 2010
Time:
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Concert/Show
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
Cesar Chavez Student Center
1650 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco State University

Fri, Nov 19, 12-9 pm, Event and opening for “We Are Still Here” :

http://www.sfsustudentcenter.com/entertainment/artgallery.php

WE ARE STILL HERE

Running Dates: November 19 − December 18, 2010

Exhibit Opening and Reception: Friday, November 19, 2010
In 2009, a group of SFSU students, in collaboration with native leaders, faculty from San Francisco State University and students from California State University East Bay conducted interviews of historians, native scholars and activists and documented the 40th anniversary of the historic 19 month American Indian occupation of Alcatraz Island. The multi-media exhibit contains photographs, an audio landscape, a collage of contemporary and archival footage; and original art.

12:00 p.m. | Art Gallery
Exhibit opens with a blessing by Ann Marie Sayers (Mutsun Ohlone), honor song by Dr. John-Carlos Perea (Mescalero Apache) special guests and student exhibitors

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Jack Adams Hall
Richard Oakes Celebration with special guests, panel discussion and cultural performances

6:00 p.m. | Jack Adams Hall
Cultural program, MC L. Frank Manriquez (Tongva/Ajachmem), Morning Star Gali (Achumawi band of the Pit River Nation) International Indian Treaty Council with Pomo Dancers, Jeremy Goodfeather (Mohawk), and Ras K’dee (Afro/Pomo) of SNAG Magazine, Hoop Dancer Eddie Madril (Yaqui) and All Nations Drum.

7:30 p.m. | Jack Adams Hall
Film program Alcatraz is Not an Island presented by James Fortier (Metis/Ojibwe) – a benefit for Fawn and Elijah Oakes (Kashia Pomo and Mohawk)
Added to the calendar on Wed, Nov 17, 2010 10:17AM
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