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20th Annual Indigenous Peoples Days
Thursday, October 05, 2017, 09:00am
To Monday, October 09, 2017
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20th Annual Indigenous Peoples Days

A five day celebration of native history and culture hosted by the Tsi Akim Maidu tribe with traditional elder Fred "Coyote' Downey, special guests Dennis Banks - co-founder of the AIM movement and Nammy award winning singer/songwriter Bear Fox.

Indigenous Peoples Days is a 5 day celebration of native history and culture on the Yuba River at Sycamore Ranch Pk, also in Nevada City, and in the studios of KVMR, Oct 5 through Oct 9, hosted by the Tsi Akim Maidu tribe with the help of Yuba Co. Water Agency. Our event opens at Sycmaore Ranch Park at 9am with Youth programs on both Thursday and Friday. Join us for our opening ceremony in the streets of downtown Nevada City at 6pm, Fri., Oct 6th. Back at Sycamore, Saturday, Oct 7th is a day of traditional ceremony, as well as native song, story, dance, celebration and feasting. Sunday Oct 8th continues with native talking circles, speakers, indigenous food & medicine workshops, and music. The event is free and open to the public. This is a drug and alcohol free event. All ages and all cultures are welcome. Native craft and food vendors will also be on site. Bring a blanket or chair and a dish to share for Sat & Sun feasts. Camping available. Listen to all day indigenous programming on KVMR, Monday, Oct 9th and for more details about the event visit www.indigenouspeoplesdays.org.

Location  Yuba River at Sycamore Ranch Pk