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Friends of Brook Park presents
2nd Annual Brook Park Indigenous Peoples Festival
Sunday, August 9th, 2015, 12noon – 6pm
Location: Brook Park (141 St. & Brook Ave), Bronx, NY
12noon: Opening welcome Chief Dwaine Perry of the Ramapough Lenape Nation and Chief Robert Hawk Storm Birch of the Schaghticoke Indian Tribe/Schaghticoke First Nations, and introductions of honored guests
12:30 Honoring song; Inter-Tribal song by George Stonefish (Delaware)
1pm: Danza Mexica / Aztec Dancers: Kalpulli Huehuetlahtolli
2pm: Australian Aboriginal Cultural presentation by Cameron McCarthy – Yalanji Man
2:30: North American Inter-Tribal Pow Wow Songs – George Stonefish
3pm: Intikana (Native Hip Hop) and guests spoken word presentations
3:30: Andean Music by Geo Suquillo (Quechua)
4pm: Kasibahagua Taino Cultural Society
5pm: North American Inter-TribaL Pow Wow Songs – George Stonefish
6pm: Closing Circle led by members of the Bohio Atabey Caribbean Indigenous Women’s Circle
Tribal Link Foundation;
NGO Committee on the International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
Brook Park is located between 140th and 141st Streets at the corner of Brook Avenue in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the South, South Bronx.
Brook Park is three blocks from the Brook Avenue local stop on the #6 subway.
Brook Park is nine blocks from the 149th Street stop on the #2 or #5 subways.
Brook Park is easily accessible by bike, car or bus.
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WORKING GROUP TO PREPARE THE DRAFT
AMERICAN DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
March 9-11, 2015
Padilha Vidal Room,
ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES
CSW59/Beijing+20 (2015) The fifty-ninth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 9 to 20 March 2015. Representatives of Member States , UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world attend the session. – See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw59-2015#sthash.2jPsnVIu.dpuf