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Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2018
October 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Indigenous Peoples Day 2018
Monday, October 8, 2018
11 am – 4 pm
Heard Museum Campus
The Heard Museum community invites you to join us in commemorating Indigenous Peoples’ Day with a day of programming dedicated to Indigenous voice and perspective. As we celebrate the second year of recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the City of Phoenix, we are honored to celebrate the cultural richness of Indigenous peoples throughout Indian Country – this year focusing of the power of spoken word, performance, and film.
This event is FREE and open to the public. Museum admission is required to view exhibitions. Admission is free for American Indian visitors with tribal ID.
Schedule of Events
11 am to 4 pm
HANDS ON ART
Join Heard Museum education staff and cultural partners and get crafty with an array of free hands-on take-home activities!
Heard Museum Education
-Create your very own Bola Tie!
-Decorate a pet rock cactus!
-IPD Coloring sheets, color recreations of select master artist ’s works in this one of a kind coloring activity!
Native Health Phoenix
-Seed bombs to plant at home
Morning Star Leaders Youth Council
– Get hands-on and learn about Indigenous Tribes and
Communities with Morning Star Leaders Youth!
– Create your very own commemorative print with OXDX Clothing!
SCENE & HEARD FILM SCREENING
11:30 am | Steele Auditorium
Neither Wolf Nor Dog, 2017
A white author gets immersed into the heart of contemporary Native life in the sparse lands of the Dakota’s by a 95-year-old Lakota elder (David Bald Eagle) and his side-kick.
View the trailer here https://vimeo.com/204839186
FUN INSIDE THE MUSEUM!
12:00 pm and 2:30 pm | Crossroads Gallery
Join children’s book author and hoop dancer Violet Duncan for readings of When We Dance and Let’s Hoop Dance! Following each book reading join in on a youth Hoop Dance Clinic!
Autumn Rose Stevens – (Pee Posh/San Carlos Apache)
Pee Posh Clay Beads and Beadwork
Velma Kee Craig (Navajo)
Join weaver Velma Craig as she shares knowledge about Navajo weaving. Try your hand at the Heard Museum Community Loom!