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La Pena: A Gathering to Celebrate Indigenous Knowledge, Culture and Arts
Seattle University
Seattle, WA
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La Pena: A Gathering to Celebrate Indigenous Knowledge, Culture and Arts
On October 27, Seattle University will host La Pena in the Pigott Auditorium in the Pigott Building.  The dramatic arts, dance, music, and the creative forces of human beings are gathered in a special evening of celebration known as La Pena.  This idea of a gathering place to share art, food, music, cultural traditions and social concerns began in Latin America in the early 1960s. Penas were created so all artists could share their gifts with others as a way of furthering ideas of social justice. This communal space was a way to express creative forms and to promote a deeper understanding of the common good. We are proud to provide a shared space where all people can listen, learn and appreciate the diverse expressions that speak to the human heart, mind and soul.
6:00 PM  Welcome  
6:15 - 6:30 PM  Blessing, Angaangaq (Eskimo-Kalaallit)  
6:30 - 7:00 PM  Keynote, Larry Merculieff (Aleut)  
7:00 - 7:30 PM  Adefua African Music & Dance Company  
7:30 - 8:00 PM  Floyd Red Crow (Lakota)  
8:00 - 8:30 PM  Intermission Video interlude  
8:30 - 9:00 PM  Larry Campbell (Swinomish) Tribute to the life and work of Ken Hansen  
9:00 - 9:30 PM  Haida Heritage Dance Troupe  
9:30 - 10:00 PM  Yungchen Lhamo (Tibet)  
10:00 - 10:30 PM  Liam O'Maonlai (Ireland)  
10:30 - 11:00 PM  Ensemble



Seattle University
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
United States

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