Indigenous Cultures Festival

We hope you join us for educational activities and fun for the full family! All our events are free and open to the public.

Events Prior to April 9

  • March 25, 5:00-9:00pm – Indigenous Arts Initiative Gallary Opens for Final Friday at Cider Gallary
  • April 3, 5:00pm – Indigenous Arts Initiative Artist Panel/Discussion & Reception at Cider Gallery
  • April 5, 6:00pm  Land Acknowledgment Conversation. Please register in advance for this Zoom meeting After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
  • April 8, 7:30pm  Red Sky Performance TRACE at the Lied Center. Tickets and details.

Educational Speaker Series

  • 11:00am & 5:00pm - Powwow 101
  • 1:00pm - Indian Education 101
  • 2:00pm - Indigenous Authors Conversation
  • 3:00pm - Perris Indian School & Southern California, 1894: A Savage Investigation Eclipsed By a Savage Murder
  • 4:00pm - The Relocation of Nokwsi Q&A with Producer Robert Hicks Jr
  • 4:30pm - Indigenous Identities of KU - FNSA

Children's Activities

  • 1:00pm - Storytime with Cristina Haswood
  • 1:00-4:00pm - Children's Langauge & Literacy Activities
  • 3:30pm - Storytime with Sharice Davids
  • 4:00pm - Storytime with Jimmy Beason

Interactive Activities

  • 1:00-3:00pm - Indigenous Books with Ponak'azo
  • 1:00-4:00pm - Children's Langauge & Literacy Activities
  • 2:00pm - Indigenous Hand Games
  • 3:00pm - Fingeweaving Activity
  • 4:00pm - Indigenous Hand Games
Native teacher shows a student how to grind corn
Jancita Warrington speaking into a microphone giving a presentation
Lines of chairs with people learning how to play traditional Hand Games