Native American Heritage Month Celebration
Wednesday, November 20, 2019Time
Rockefeller Hall 200-Auditorium
EarthSinger: Joan Henry,Vocalist, actress, dancer, composer, poet-lyricist, artist, percussionist, choreographer will join us in song and storytelling. Ms. Henry is both dekanogisgi (traditional song-carrier) and hahesh’kah (lead drummer), and a Native Women’s Traditional dancer. Encouraged by her elders, she founded acclaimed traditional drum group Mothers of Nations Singers & Dancers – the first women’s drum ever invited to the National Native American Veterans Powwow in Washington DC and the first to preside at Indigenous Peoples’ Day Opening Ceremonies for the United Nations – where she has since presented on healing & spirituality among First Nations women and offered opening prayers & song for the International Day of Peace and the World Indigenous Forum.
Please join us for food and celebration!
Sponsored by the ALANA Center
ALANA Student Cultural Center