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Healing Place Festival

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

Discover the connections between indigenous understanding of place, the environment, water, language, the arts, and the Mississippi River with hands-on activities, interactive performance, visual art, panels and presentations, cooking demos, media art and more.

Explore the vital role of the Mississippi River in the life of the Twin Cities through a day of activities about the river as a source of healing and place of healing. Discover the connections between indigenous understanding of place, the environment, water, language, the arts, and the Mississippi River. Organized by the Healing Place Collaborative, an indigenous artist-led a group of artists, educators, researchers, and activists, the event will bring together hands-on activities, interactive performance, visual art, panels and presentations, cooking demos, media art and more.

Programs include Čhokáta Nážiŋ (The Dakota Language Medicine Wheel Table); Feast of Words during which participants learn about indigenous place names and foods; Mniówe the indigenized rendition of the esteemed “Water Bar;” Dakhóta Wordscapes, an installation of large-scaled Dakota words stenciled into the sidewalks; and presentations by Healing Place partners Mona Smith (Dakota media artist), historian Marty Case, Minneapolis Parks Foundation, Works Progress, Migizi Communications, Jewell Arcoren, Joyce Lyon, Veronica Quillien, Heid Erdrich, Mill City Museum, and the Minnesota Humanities Center.

 

Mill City Museum Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1840318222947609/

Details

Date:
September 9
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://healingplacemn.org/healing-place-festival/

Venue

Mill City Museum
704 South 2nd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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