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33rd Annual California Indian Market & Peace Dance
Date Saturday May 06
Time 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location Details
San Juan Bautista, California
The Alameda - Third Street
Event Type Vigil/Ritual
Organizer/AuthorCalifornia Indian Market
33rd Annual California Indian Market & Peace Dance, Celebrating Cinco de Mayo & World Cultures

May 6 – May 7
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
San Juan Bautista, CA
The Alameda - Third Street

Native American artists, dancers, drummers and singers from North and South America and multi-cultural vendors will be in San Juan Bautista from 10am to 7 pm.

One Earth One People Peace Vision and the San Juan Intertribal Council is billed as a "living prayer for world peace" along with a show and sale of arts and crafts. Included are basketry, dance regalia, dolls, dream catchers, drums, jewelry, paintings, pottery, sculpture, weavings and more!


* Xipe Totec Aztec Dancers will present the Fire Dance and White Eagle Dance celebrating Cinco De Mayo both days at 3 and 5 p.m. Audiences are invited by the Aztec Dancers and maestro Gerardo Salinas of Mexico City to participate in the World Peace Dance.

* Kanyon Sayer-Roods will give a memorial honoring of California medicine song woman Bernice Torrez, Kashaya Pomo, daughter of famed Essie Parrish. Before Bernice's death in 1996, Torrez annually sang sacred medicine songs at the 10 a.m. opening ceremonies. She formed the young peoples group to do the ancient dance and songs to help people heal and enjoy life. They will perform Sunday morning at 11 a.m. to honor Bernice Torrez.

* Traditional Northern will drum and chant ancestral honoring songs for heroism of veterans, children, women, men, elders and families who foster peace in their homes and communities. All peoples in traditional regalia are invited to participate in the Peace Pow Wow dances. Families are invited to do the Round Dance for world peace around the drum. Council Peace Chief Sonne Reyna offers these songs on his CD 'Healing Songs of Earth and Sky' created with famed musician Steven Halpern.

Admission: $1.00 Donation benefits Peace Vision, 501c.3: Promoting Peace Through The Arts

Contact: Laynee Reyna at (831) 623-4771
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