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[free] Native Contemporary Arts Festival // SF
June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pmfree
SUNDAY AT 12 PM – 3 PM
Native Contemporary Arts Festival
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival.
Free. Outdoors. Fresh. | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival.
A beloved Father’s Day tradition celebrating the creativity of North America’s indigenous peoples, the 24th annual Native Contemporary Arts Festival showcases a diverse program of native music, dance, spoken word, visual artists, vendors and native crafts.
Curated by Janeen Antoine (Sicangu Lakota), American Indian Contemporary Arts founder and producer of the weekly Bay Native Circle airing on KPFA 94.1.
PROGRAM & ARTISTS:
-Welcoming by program MC – L. Frank
-Opening Prayer – Kanyon Sayers-Roods
-Poetry – Kim Shuck
-Music – Sweetlodge Sistaz
-Song & Dance – Winnama Ba-Kay Yachma Pomo Dancers
-Dance and More – Sewam American Indian Dance
-Music – Twice as Good Blues Band
-Closing Prayer – L. Frank
ACTIVITIES WITH ARTISTS:
-Celeste Aguilar – Beaded Bracelets, Necklaces
-Nizhoni Ellenwood – Medicinal Plants, Weaving
-Ernesto Hernandez Olmos – Ceramic Amulets
-Meyo Marrufo – Styrofoam Block Printing
-Monique Sonoquie – Twine Cordage, Books
The NCAF is presented in partnership with American Indian Contemporary Arts, with major support by the San Francisco Art Commission.
Part of Yerba Buena Gardens Festival’s Weekend Sessions series.
For the full program schedule, visit www.ybgfestival.org.