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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Mon, Oct 14, 2019, 12:00pm3:30pm

Photo of people gathered around an outdoor table of various crafts by Indigenous Peoples. Photo by Jim Watkins Photography.
Mon, Oct 14, 2019
12:00pm – 3:30pm
Great Lawn, Yerba Buena Gardens
Mission St. between 3rd & 4th Sts.
San Francisco, CA
(415) 543-1718


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Join us in celebration of San Francisco’s Indigenous Peoples’ Day at Yerba Buena Gardens Festival with Native American art, music and vendors. Jonathan Cordero (Ramaytush Ohlone) begins the celebration with an opening and land acknowledgement. The program highlights the vastly diverse and talented community of Indigenous artists, featuring performances from: 

Photo of 3 male Pomo dancers performing outdoors. Photo by Jim Watkins Photography.
Round Valley Traditional Dancers & Round Valley Feather Dancers (Pomo)
Close-up photo of a woman's face. Photo by Clement Puig
Pura Fé (Tuscarora)
Headshot photo of a woman wearing a large-brimmed hat, sunlit from behind. Photo by Ursula Vari.
Raye Zaragoza (Akimel O’otham descent)
Headshot photo of a woman with forehead and chin tattoos.
Hinewirangi Kohu (Maori)
Photo of a man wearing a brimmed hat and camouflage shirt, seated outdoors, one arm resting on an octogonal drum.
Ostwelve (Stō:lo)
Pamyua (Inuit)
Pamyua (Inuit)
Photo of a dancing Aztec man wearing brightly colored feather headdress with a small skull. Photo by Jim Watkins Photography
Teokalli Aztec Dancers
Headshot photo of Jackie Keliiaa
Emceed by Jackie Keliiaa (Washoe and Paiute)

Indigenous Peoples' Day 2019 commemorative poster by L. Frank Manriquez and Emmanuel Montoya.The first 100 attendees will receive a copy of a commemorative poster by L. Frank Manriquez and Emmanuel Montoya.

Part of The Continuous Thread: Celebrating Our Interwoven Histories, Identities and Contributions.



Presented with support from and in partnership with , American Indian Contemporary Arts and


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