Submitted by the Event Organizer
This is the second weekend of Weaving Spirits with a new lineup of Indigenous voices. Witness local and national Native American artists whose powerful performance offerings range from traditional song, to modern dance, rap, and drag.
No one turned away due to lack of funds. Low income tickets are $15. Standard tickets are $25
Live Music -Chhoti Maa (Multiracial — Kikapu, Purepecha, Spanish, Italian, and unknown African ancestry) is a rapper and songwriter born in Guanajuato, Mexico. Chhoti Maa started in 2007 in Richmond, VA within the migrant rights movement and hip hop scene. The group expanded in 2012 with the support of Beto Guapoflaco and Keith Avelino Hernandez as co-producers. Chhoti Maa’s music is rooted in community organizing, hip hop, neufolk, r&b, cumbia, migrant soul and oral tradition. It reflects decolonial living, red medicine, queerness, migrant empowerment, indigeneity, love and radical sisterhood.
Film- Chaac & Yum is an emerging collaborative Indigenous Contemporary performance work by Snowflake Towers (Tzeltal Mayan & Yaqui) and Javier Stell-Fresquez (Tigua & Piru Native American, Xican@), Two-Spirit femmes working to re-member being and loving before colonization. Using Indigenous contemporary movement processes (combining traditional Mayan dance and Contemporary movement) the piece brings the following ancient story into conversation with our contemporary struggles of gender fluidity and queer sexuality.
Drag- Brush Arbor Gurlz lead by Landa Lakes (Chickasaw) with Ken Harper (Cherokee), Samantha Richards (Dine), and Peter Griggs (Saqamish). The group’s name is based on brush arbor gathering spaces of Southeastern tribes used for social occasions. The BAGz can be found performing around the US and Canada, often introducing audiences to Native politics for the first time. This years performance “Paper Ndns: Cutting Into The Civilization Act of 1819”
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