- Bay Area Indian Calendar
This calendar website is linked to the Bay Native Circle page at
http://kpfa.org or at http://groups.msn.com/BayAreaIndianCalendar.
Exhibition: �Making Sense of Things,� Oct. 3-Dec. 15, CN Gorman
Museum, Reception: October 3, 5 to 7pm. Artists L. Frank Manriquez
(Tongva /Ajachmem), Nadia Myre (Algonquin), Tanis Maria S'eiltin
(Tlingit), and Frank Shebageget (Anishnabe) create multi-media
installations that challenge the boundaries of Indigenous art in this collaboration with McMaster University Art Museum. C.N. Gorman Museum is at 1316 Hart Hall, UC Davis, hours: Mon-Fri 12-5 PM. All events FREE and open to public. FMI: CNGorman @ ucdavis.edu (take out spaces) http://gormanmuseum.ucdavis.edu (530) 752-6567.
Saturday and Sunday, 9/30-10/1. NAHC Pow-wow at the Head Royce
School, 4315 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland. Gourd Dancing at 11, Grand
Entry at noon, Over $5000 in Contest Dancing & Drumming, Head Woman
Special: Women's Northern Traditional $500 Winner Take All - 18 years
and over, Drum Contest - $600, Aztec Performance, Car Seat Check
Event, Food, Arts & Crafts and more, FMI: Cathy Wisdom 510.535.0500,
catherinew@.... Vendors: Eulalia Valerio 415.621-1170
eulaliav@..., Volunteers please call Aurora if you can
help. 415.621-8051. DAFE: Drug and Alcohol Free Event
Saturday and Sunday, 9/30-10/1, Suscol Intertribal Council Presents
13th Annual Pow-wow, "Honoring Native American Elders" 11:00 AM
Yountville Veterans Home Picnic Grounds, free and Public Invited.
Includes Traditional California Dancers: Dave Smith Pomo Dancers,
Point Arena and Azteca Dancers: Danca Xtlalli, plus head drums and
dancers. All Drums and Dancers Invited�
Families welcome! Bring a blanket or chair, Food and Crafts, FMI:
707-256-3561 or email suscol @ i-caf�.net (take out spaces) http://
Sunday, 10/1. 2006 NCAI Golf Fundraiser Tourney to benefit the
Embassy of Tribal Nations Campaign, starts at 7:00 AM. Tealbend,
7200 Garden Highway, Sacramento The tourney is being held in
conjunction with the 63rd Annual NCAI Convention. FMI: Joseph Brown
Thunder, 916-273-9440, joseph@....
Sunday, 10/1. 2006 Gathering of Ohlone Peoples, 10:00 am to 4:30
pm. Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont. A celebration of the
history, culture and traditional skills of the Ohlone Peoples.
Activities: Songs, Stories and Dances, Games, Native Foods, Baskets,
Flintnapping, and Plant Uses. FMI: 510.795.9385 or visit
www.ebparks.org. Parking $5.00 per car, handicap accessible.
Sunday-Friday, 10/1-6. National Congress of American Indians 63rd
Annual Convention is being held this year in Sacramento. The
conference theme is "Building Self Sufficient Nations: Connecting
Community & Culture" To register go to ncai.org. FMI: NCAI (202)
Tuesday,10/3 . Free Beading Class/Drum Group, 6:00 pm, Learn to
make your own beautiful regalia and gifts. IFH, 523 International
Next Wednesday, 10/4. Radio: BAY NATIVE CIRCLE fund drive begins
with an interview with Malcolm Margolin, founder of News from Native
California. 2:00 PM KPFA 94.1 FM or KCFC in Fresno 88.1 FM.
Bay Native Circle is archived, podcast, accessible online, anywhere,
anytime at http://kpfa.org Lakota Harden hosts week 1, Janeen Antoine week 2, Ras K�Dee week 3. Weeks 4 and 5 rotate. Submit requests to baynativecircle @ radiocamp.com (take out spaces).
Thanks to American Indian Contemporary Arts for the weekly Bay Area
Indian Calendar. AICA serves native artists in all media. The
calendar and their community website bring community together,
promoting cultural events and activities. To have your events
announced on Bay Native Circle, please post them to this site linked
on the Bay Native Circle page at http://www.kpfa.org
AICA: americanindianart @ hotmail.com BNC: baynativecircle @ radiocamp.com (take out spaces
Survey of Distance Education in American Indian Communities
To All Native Americans and Descendants (of any Tribe). Please take
a few minutes to fill out this simple online survey to help bring
Native American specific studies to Tribal people. All information
will be kept confidential and generic and will not be given to
anyone. Win a Pendleton Blanket and improve education in your
community! Please visit this website link and tell us about your
educational needs and interests for a chance to win a Pendleton
Blanket. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=38612255492. It also
linked to the NIJC website www.nijc.org. The Survey of Distance
Education in American Indian Communities is an effort by the National
Indian Justice Center (NIJC) to learn more about California Indians
and distance education. The information you provide will not be sold
or used inappropriately but it will be used to help tribal
communities statewide obtain resources for education and
telecommunications. We appreciate your help. Upon completion of the
survey, your name will be entered into the raffle drawing.
The Native American Rights Fund invites Native American artists, ages 18-35 years of age, to submit works that focus, celebrate and
highlight the 36-year old mission of NARF to defend and exert the
rights of Native peoples and that focus on the modern day battles and issues of importance to Native Americans and the generations to come that include: sovereignty, cultural and spiritual lifeways, tribal lands and natural resources; Indigenous rights; education; and social justice. Twenty to twenty-five works will be selected by a panel jury to be exhibited at: Visions for the Future ? Boulder Art Show to be held November 18th, 2006 in Boulder, Colorado, home of NARF's national headquarters. Three of the top final exhibiting artists will be selected by the panel jury and flown roundtrip to Boulder to attend the opening and will receive one of the following awards: Best of Show-$500; 2nd Place-$300; and 3rd Place-$150. Four of the exhibiting artists' works will also be selected for limited edition print runs. Artists chosen for the limited edition prints will receive 15 copies of the prints and the remainder of prints sold will go to benefit the non-profit legal work of NARF. The works of exhibiting artists will also be highlighted in NARF promotional and educational materials and website that have a circulation of more than 75,000 people across the US. Selected works may be published in a NARF "Visions for the Future" coffee table art book or catalogue that will showcase the artists and their works. The book will be distributed nationally. Proceeds from the book/catalogue sales will benefit NARF's non-profit legal work on behalf of Native peoples, tribes, and Native organizations. Exhibiting artists will receive five copies of the book or catalogue. Final details regarding the publication will follow in the upcoming weeks. Application deadline is 10/18/06. FMI: Crystal Echo Hawk, Native American Rights Fund, 303.447.8760, crystal @ narf.org (take out spaces).
The National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC has
multiple job openings for Native people wanting to be cultural
interpreters. Cultural interpreters work with visitors and school
children interpreting the exhibits via school tours, daily highlight
tours, and teaching carts.