ROOTS AND KINSHIP
A community gathering to revitalize our relationships with Mother Earth and each other
Musician, public speaker and performance poet of
Diné (Navajo), Tsétsêhéstâhese (Cheyenne), and Scandinavian lineages
Traditional dancers and singers
Drawing from Balkan, Greek, and Asia Minor lineages
Friday, July 26, 2019
Lyla June explores indigenous resurgence, reclaiming European indigenous roots, forgiveness, reconciliation, and love as a revolutionary force. In the company of the trees, water, sun, and support of Mother Earth, she will share songs and stories to inspire each of us to heal our roots to so we can repair our relationships with each other.
Wisdom Dances, directed by Emily Jarrett Hughes, share the collective joy of traditional songs and dances as tools for healing. Through dance they connect with their European roots and explore ways to live in right relationship in Minnesota.
Let us gather together and respond to Lyla June’s invitation to co-create “a story of how humanity fell in love with itself and our Mother Earthonce again.”
Lake Nokomis Community Center Picnic Shelter
2401 E Minnehaha Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55417
Please bring a blanket for sitting on the ground or your own chair.
In the case of rain, we will meet inside the Lake Nokomis Community Center.
ASL Interpreted. Accessible seating available.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.