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February 2016

Bird Singing: Perspectives on Indian Social Song & Dance

February 4, 2016 @ 6:30 PM
UC RIverside Auditorium – Palm Desert Campus, 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive
Palm Desert, CA United States
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February 4 Bird Singing: Perspectives on Indian Social Song & Dance, Auditorium of University of California Riverside, Palm Desert Campus. 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert.  A panel of distinguished bird singers and dancers will discuss aspects of traditional bird singing and dancing past and present, and what the future holds for this unique performance practice. 6:30 p.m. Free. For more information, call (760) 833-8169 or email cvictor@accmuseum.org.

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Singing the Birds: (Wikitmallem Tahmuwhae) Bird Song and Dance Festival

February 6, 2016 @ 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Palm Springs High School Gymnasium, 2401 East Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA United States
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February 6 Singing the Birds: (Wikitmallem Tahmuwhae) Bird Song and Dance Festival, Palm Springs High School Gymnasium, 2401 East Baristo Rd., Palm Springs. Bird singers and dancers from California and Arizona will honor the traditions of the Cahuilla Indian people with their performance of the oral history of Cahuilla life. Sponsored by Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Free admission and parking.

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32nd Annual Marin Art Show of the Americas

February 19, 2016 - February 21, 2016
Marin Civic Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags
San Rafael, 94903 United States
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February 19-21 32nd Annual Marin Art Show of the Americas, Marin Civic Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael. Indigenous arts from across North, Central, and South America, with more than two hundred exhibitors and vendors; Native American, pre-Columbian, Spanish Colonial, Latin American, and Western art and collectibles. Fri. 6:30 to 9 p.m. (opening night preview), Sat. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. $15 admission. For more information, visit www.marinshow.com.

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Short Films by Native Americans (Film Screenings)

February 24, 2016 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Palm Springs Public Library, 300 South Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, CA United States
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February 24 Short Films by Native Americans (Film Screenings), Palm Springs The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum in conjunction with the Palm Springs Public Library will feature works from Native American and other Indigenous filmmakers. For more information visit http://www.accmuseum.org/

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March 2016

Native FilmFest 2015

March 1, 2016 - March 6, 2016

March 1st to 6th Native FilmFest 2015, Camelot Theaters, 2300 East Baristo Rd., Palm Springs. One of the nation’s most highly regarded festivals, featuring the best films by, about, and starring Native Americans and other Indigenous peoples. For more information, visit www.accmuseum.org.

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April 2016

Malki Museum Agave Harvest

April 2, 2016
Malki Museum, 11795 Malki Rd. Morongo Reservation
Banning, CA United States
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April 2 Malki Museum Agave Harvest. Malki Museum, 11795 Malki Road, Morongo Reservation, Banning. The Agave Harvest and Roast is an annual event sponsored by the Malki Museum. It is held on two consecutive Saturdays in mid- to late-April, when the Agave plants were traditionally gathered. The agave, or amul, was a basic food staple for the Cahuilla and Kumeyaay Indians of Southern California. $10 donation appreciated. For more information visit http://www.malkimuseum.org, or call (951) 849-7289.

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Malki Museum Agave Roast

April 9, 2016
Malki Museum, 11795 Malki Rd. Morongo Reservation
Banning, CA United States
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April 9 Malki Museum Agave Roast. Malki Museum, 11795 Malki Road, Morongo Reservation, Banning. The Agave Harvest and Roast is an annual event sponsored by the Malki Museum. It is held on two consecutive Saturdays in mid- to late-April, when the Agave plants were traditionally gathered. The agave, or amul, was a basic food staple for the Cahuilla and Kumeyaay Indians of Southern California. $10 donation appreciated. For more information visit http://www.malkimuseum.org, or call  (951) 849-7289

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Chumash Day Pow Wow

April 9, 2016 - April 10, 2016
Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA United States
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April 9-10 Chumash Day Pow Wow. Malibu Bluffs Park - Malibu, CA. Native American Chumash Day Powwow and Intertribal gathering with traditional arena dancing, singing and drums. Native American craft vendors, food, Chumash storytelling and children's crafts. For more information call (310) 317-1364.

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Annual Miss Sherman Pageant

April 15, 2016
Sherman Indian High School, 9010 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92503 United States
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April 15 Annual Miss Sherman Pageant, Robert Levi Memorial Auditorium, Sherman Indian High School, 9010 Magnolia Ave., Riverside. Young women compete for the title by modeling traditional regalia and sharing traditional talents. (951) 276-6325 ext. 200.

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CSU Dominguez Hills Pow Wow

April 16, 2016 - April 17, 2016

April 16-17 CSU Dominguez Hills Pow Wow, “Honoring the Indigenous People of the Americas,” 1000 E. Victoria Street, Carson, Featuring: Hoop Dancers, Native American Flute, Gourd Dancers, Frybread, Native American Market Place, Public Welcome. Parking: Lot 6, $6 Saturday, Free Sunday. For more information visit  http://www4.csudh.edu/slice/events/index

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Soboba Earth Day

April 28, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Soboba Tribal Hall, 23906 Soboba Road
San Jacinto, CA United States
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April 28 Soboba Earth Day, Soboba Tribal Hall, 23906 Soboba Road, San Jacinto. Environmental information, local environmental groups, and tribal groups from various reservations. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact Erica Helms, (951) 654-5544 ext. 4129.

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May 2016

Tuolumne Black Oak Market

May 13, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Black Oak Casino Resort, 19400 Tuolumne Road North
Tuolumne, CA United States
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Test Tuolumne Black Oak Market  

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July 2016

Test

July 25, 2016 - July 27, 2016
Anaheim Mariott, 700 W. Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802 United States
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This is a test event for 6/23/16

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August 2016

46th Annual Sierra Mono Museum Indian Fair Days & Powwow

August 6, 2016 @ 9:00 AM - August 7, 2016 @ 5:00 PM
Sierra Mono Museum, 33103 Rd 228
North Fork, CA 93643 United States
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August 6-7 46th Annual Sierra Mono Museum Indian Fair Days & Powwow. North Fork Recreation Center, North Fork. Begins at 9am on Saturday morning, and ends at 5pm on Sunday afternoon. For more information, call (559) 877-2115, email monomuseum@gmail.com, or visit www.sierramonomuseum.org

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22nd Annual Sacramento Powwow

August 12, 2016 - August 14, 2016
O’Neil Park, Sacramento, CA United States + Google Map

August 12–14 22nd Annual Sacramento Powwow O’Neil Park, Sacramento. Featuring Native arts and crafts, food, contest dancing, and gourd dancing. For more information, visit www.sacpowwow.org or email wailaki10@comcast.net.

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California Night Celebration

August 12, 2016 @ 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

August 12 California Night Celebration, Solano Community College, Vallejo Waterfront Park, Vallejo, CA. Intertribal Council will celebrate the traditions and cultures of California tribal nations. All California dance groups are welcome. 4:00pm-Dusk. For more information, call (707) 652-2053 or visit www.vallejotribalcouncil.org

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13th Annual Robert Canada Friendship Powwow

August 13, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - August 14, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Ferguson Elementary School, 22215 S. Elaine Avenue
Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716 United States
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August 13-14 13th Annual Robert Canada Friendship Powwow, Ferguson Elementary School, 22215 South Elaine Ave, Hawaiian Gardens California, 90716. Saturday 10 am - 10 pm, Sunday 12 pm to 6 pm.

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Viejas Annual Traditional Gathering & Peon Tournament

August 19, 2016

August 19 Viejas Annual Traditional Gathering & Peon Tournament, Viejas Indian Reservation. 5k fun run/walk, bird contest, dance contest, social bird song and dance, Miss Kumeyaay, peon. For more info (619) 445-3810

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Rincon 2016 Fiesta & Rodeo

August 19, 2016 @ 8:00 AM - August 20, 2016 @ 5:00 PM

August 19-21 Rincon 2016 Fiesta & Rodeo, Rincon Indian Reservation, Fiesta Park. Basketball tournament, peon games, kids entertainment, men and women softball tournament, horseshoe tournament, bingo, music entertainment, bike & freestyle motocross show, ramadas/vendors. For more info (760) 855-2982

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53rd Annual Klamath Salmon Festival

August 20, 2016

August 20 53rd Annual Klamath Salmon Festival, Yurok Tribal Headquarters, 190 Klamath Blvd, Klamath, CA. For more information visit yuroktribe.org/salmonfestival or contact Matt Mais at (707) 482-1350 ext. 1306.

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9th Annual Honoring Traditions Powwow

August 26, 2016 - August 28, 2016

August 26–28 9th Annual Honoring Traditions Powwow, Pala. The Pala Band of Mission Indians extends an invitation to you and your family to join us for their annual “Honoring Traditions” Powwow. It is a chance for you to meet and make new friends that will last a lifetime. You will experience some of the culture and traditions of America’s First Nations peoples. Open to the public. For more information, call (760) 891-3551 or email smcmichael@palatribe.com.

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October 2016

Gathering of Ohlone People

October 2, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Coyote Hills Regional Park, 8000 Patterson Ranch
Fremont, CA 94555 United States
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October 2 Gathering of Ohlone Peoples, Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont Held in Chochenyo Ohlone land, the Ohlone Gathering is a celebration of Ohlone culture. It features Ohlone peoples sharing aspects of culture, such as food, art, music, dance, basketry, language, and much more. 10am to 4pm. For more information visit http://ebparks.org

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5th Annual Ohlone Big Time

October 7, 2016 - October 9, 2016
Rob Hill Campground, 1475 Central Magazine Rd,
San Francisco, CA 94129 United States
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October 7-9 5th Annual Ohlone Big Time, Rob Hill Campground, San Francisco Presidio. Annual Ohlone Big Time at San Francisco’s Presidio. Traditional dancing, food, vendor, and camping. Hosted by the Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe. For more information visit http://costanoanrumsen.org/

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April 2017

Agave Harvest, Part 1

April 1
Malki Museum, 11795 Malki Rd. Morongo Reservation
Banning, CA United States
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Agave Harvest, Part 1, Malki Museum, 11795 Malki Rd., Morongo Reservation, Banning. The Agave Harvest and Roast is an annual event held on two consecutive Saturdays in April, when the agave plants were traditionally gathered. The agave, or amul, was a basic food staple for the Cahuilla and Kumeyaay Indians of Southern California. $10 donation appreciated. For more info, visit www.malkimuseum.org or call (951) 849-7289.

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News from Native California’s 30th Anniversary Magazine Release Celebration

April 1 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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News from Native California’s 30th Anniversary Magazine Release Celebration, The Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027. 2 to 5p.m.

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Agave Harvest, Part 2

April 8
Malki Museum, 11795 Malki Rd. Morongo Reservation
Banning, CA United States
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Agave Harvest, Part 2, Malki Museum, 11795 Malki Rd., Morongo Reservation, Banning. $10 donation appreciated. For more info, visit www.malkimuseum.org or call (951) 849-7289.

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Chumash Day Powwow and Intertribal Celebration

April 8 - April 9
Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA United States
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Chumash Day Powwow and Intertribal Celebration, Malibu Bluffs Park, Malibu. Traditional arena dancing, singing, and drums; Native American craft vendors, food, Chumash storytelling, and children’s crafts. For more info, call (310) 317-1364.

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45th Annual UC Davis Powwow

April 14 - April 15
UC Davis, East and West Quad, 1 Shields Ave.
Davis, CA 95616 United States
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45th Annual UC Davis Powwow, East and West Quad, Davis. Powwow celebrates the traditions and contributions of Indigenous people and cultures and creates a space on the UC Davis campus for Native American music, dance, voices, art, and culture to be vibrantly visible. For more info, visit ucdavis.edu/nativeamerican.html.

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Sherman Indian High School Powwow

April 15
Sherman Indian High School, 9010 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92503 United States
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Sherman Indian High School Powwow, 9010 Magnolia Ave., Riverside. Intertribal dancers from Southern California will participate in the grand entries, intertribals, and contests. For more info, visit www. shermanindian.org or call (951) 276-6325.

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News from Native California’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

April 15 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Maidu Museum & Historic Site, 1970 Johnson Ranch Drive
Roseville, CA 95661 United States
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News from Native California’s 30th Anniversary Celebration, Maidu Museum, 1970 Johnson Ranch Rd., Roseville. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., program starts at 7. Light refreshments will be available. Free.

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