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We Are Still Here! Lunaapeew / Lenape Celebration Weekend

Courtesy of Kriston Jae Bethel.

Sat, May 4 - Sun, May 5  2024

The Lunaapeew/Lenape community and the Museum of the City of New York host a weekend of activities celebrating the resilience and cultural heritage of the First People of the New York City region.

To celebrate the resilience and cultural heritage of the First People of the New York City region, members of the Lunaapeew/Lenape Community and the Museum of the City of New York invite you to join them for an inaugural weekend of activities. Visitors of all ages can enjoy two days of events with musical and dance performances, craft workshops, a marketplace, and discussions led by Indigenous speakers and artists.

Saturday’s activities will include a musical and dance performance by We Are the Seeds, a hands-on workshop with master artist Denise Bright Dove Ashton-Dunkley (Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation) and more. Program and registration here.

Sunday’s activities will include a musical and dance performance by Red Blanket Singers and Dancers, a Munsee (Lenape) Language Workshop with Kristin Jacobs (Eelünaapéewi Lahkéewiit), learning stations, and more. See the program.

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