Indigenous Voices Video Series Release Celebration and 10th Day of Remembrance 5/21/22


Indigenous Voices Film Series Release Celebration 5/22/22

Please note: Liz Santana Kiser of the Nipmuc will be joining us for all three events on May 21 & 22. She will speak and bring beautiful handcrafted items for sale. Several other arts vendors will also be there. More updates at


Thursday, June 23, 7 p.m., Robin Wall Kimmerer at Greenfield High School auditorium, 21 Barr Ave., Greenfield, MA,  Restoration and Reciprocity: Healing Relationships with the Natural World.  Will also be live streamed. Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, decorated professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. She is the author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants.  Special guest Rhonda Anderson, Western MA Commissioner on Native American Affairs. Co-sponsored by the Nolumbeka Project, FirstLight and Greening Greenfield. Free. Donations appreciated.

Saturday, August 6, 10 a.m.. to 7 p.m., Sunday, August 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 9th Annual Pocumtuck Homelands Festival: A Celebration of Native American Art, Music and Cultures, Unity Park, 1st St., Turners Falls. Featuring Indigenous music, drums, dancing, crafts, children’s activities, history talks, storytelling, Eastern Woodlands skills demonstrations, more. Presenting musicians Hawk Henries, Nipmuck flute player, Secola, Ojibwe-American rock musician, and the Kingfisher Singers with traditional Northeastern Native American songs. Storytelling with Abenaki authors/scholars/language teachers Joseph, Jesse and Marge Bruchac Drums: Iron River Singers,, Wicozani Singers, Black Hawk Singers, Social dancing led by Andre Strongbearheart Gaines, Robert Peters, Children’s activities with Dan Shears, Nulhegan-Abenaki artist and historian, Emcee and Odenong Powwow organizer Justin Beatty, More.  FAMILY FRIENDLY. FREE. FUN.. Appealing to all ages and backgrounds.

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