Sat., Nov. 16, 4 - 6 pm, Rev. Miles addresses the following questions: What is Thanksgiving; the myths versus reality? Who were the Pilgrims? Who were the Wampanoag? at AJWM African Roots Center Library, 43 Gill St, Kingston, NY. Rev. Miles, descended from an uncle of Pocahontas, Opecancanough, is a member of the Pamunkey Tribe, Powhatan Nation, of Virginia. Miles is also Lead Singer and Drum Keeper of the Cloud Breaker Society, Association of Native Americans [ANA] of Mid-Hudson Valley. The Cloud Breaker Drum & Red Feather Singers will drum/sing. Free admission. For more info, see http://africanrootslibrary.org
Sun., Nov. 24,10:30 am - Thanksgiving N ative/Christian Service at Old Dutch Reformed Church, Kingston
Communion will be celebrated and a luncheon follows
Wed. , Nov. 27, 7:15 - 9 pm: Converging Paths, class #5, Evan discusses his experiences with Tibetan Buddhism, as a Mi’kmaq traditionalist. Stony Point Conference Center, 18 Cricketown Road, Stony Point, NY. Donation $5-25.
Thurs., Nov. 28: ANUSHIIK!Third Annual Native American Solidarity Thanksgiving at Stony Point Conference Center, 17 Cricketown Rd, Stony Point. (845)786-5674. The orientation and opening ceremonies begin at noon. The giving of thanks feast begins at one, with food donations accepted (“pot luck”). At 4 pm we begin the program, with presentations by various elders, native entertainers and seated chiefs, running until 9 pm. Nothing to do with pilgrims, this is a contemporary Native American spiritual gathering for giving thanks, based on age-old principles, but all are welcome. Evan will be MC. Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Ofelia Rivas, White Bear Running, among featured speakers.
Sat., Nov. 30: 1pm. Joanne Shenandoah! Special thanksgiving Event! The unforgettable grammy-award winning Joanne Shenandoah, and her daughter Leah, on the main stage at the Falcon live! 14 NAMA awards!
Sun., Dec. 1, 1 - 4pm: Holiday Walking Tour of “Native” Poughkeepsie—Winnakee, the Beautiful Land. Call or email Evan to RSVP.
Wed., Dec. 11: Converging Paths, class #6, wrap up - Two Clouds & various guests. Stony Point Conference Center, 17 Cricketown Rd, (845)786-5674.
Fri., Dec. 13 - ANA meeting at Bloomington 6:30p
Sat., Dec. 21, 4-7pm: Winter Solstice Ceremony and Potluck, Seed Song Farm
Dec. 21, Sat.: Winter Solstice; 11:19 pm EST
Sun., Jan. 12: Talk on "Making the Most of Winter...Algonquin Style."TBA Learn how native people plan ahead in order to make winter as fun and rewarding as possible, a great idea any time of year. Watch for further notice.
Wed., Jan. 15, 7pm: Tribal Harmony Native American jazz concert series begins, details to be revealed later: $20 Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main Street, Beacon NY 12508 (845)831-4988 or call (845)377-1110. Tribal Harmony Winter Series:
Sat., Feb. 1, 4-5pm: Civilization Algonquian Style. A startling new lecture and power point by Evan Pritchard about how our local indigenous people, Munsee, Mohican, and Wappingers may have started out over 14,000 years ago and what happened along the way. Saugerties Public Library, Friends of Historic Saugerties. Book signing follows. Contact Evan at firstname.lastname@example.org, (845)377-1110, or Arzi McKeown at email@example.com. Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave., Saugerties NY 12466 (845)246-4317.
Wed., Feb. 19, 7 pm: Tribal Harmony celebrates Black History Month. Stay tuned for details of our winter series. Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St, Beacon NY 12508 $20 (845)377-1110.
Wed., March 18, 7pm: Tribal Harmony at the Howland Cultural Center. 477 Main Street, Beacon NY 12508. $20