Indigenous Peoples Days 2017 in Philadelphia

Date: Thursday, October 12th, 6-8:30pm
Place: Perelman Building, Philadelphia Art Museum (2525 Pennsylvania Avenue)

This is an event to honor the Lenni-Lenape today, on whose ancestral territory we stand, and to cherish the multi-ethnic community of Native American, First Nation, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian and other Indigenous Peoples living in the Philadelphia region. It will also be a day to honor the American Indian Movement (AIM), Taino Revitalization Movement, Mexica Movement and the many Indigenous nations and communities from North to South America who are on the frontline defending the earth and their sovereignty.

The Quechua program at Penn will be featured during the panel “Philly Now” at 7:50pm.



Opening Celebration — (Atrium)
6PM – Opening Ceremony with Trinity Norwood
6:10PM – Aztec Dancers followed by Nanticoke and Lenni-Lenape drum circle and dancers

Presentations & Presenters — (Auditorium)
7PM – Opening Remarks
7:10PM – Panel: Indigenous Sovereignty
7:40PM – Panel: Indigenous Movement
8PM – Philly Now
8:30PM – Q&A + Closing Remarks

List of Presenters:

Trinity Norwood (Ambassador of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribe)
Chief Dwaine Perry of Ramapough Lenape Nation
Daniel Wakonax Rivera / Taino Restoration Movement)
Yadira Xochicoatl
Brujo de la Mancha / Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac
Keturah Peters / Natives at Penn
Américo Mendoza–Mori / Quechua Program at Penn

More info about the event, here

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