Fri, Jun 16|
Jack Straw Cultural Center
World Premiere: O’otham Rhapsode
Two years in the making, O’otham Rhapsode is a multifaceted portrait of the Akimel O’otham (People of the River) and their unforgiving desert homeland located south of Phoenix, Arizona.
Time & Location
Jun 16, 7:00 PM
Jack Straw Cultural Center, 4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
About the Event
Indigenous American: In Words, Song, and Multimedia
Three Indigenous artists in poetry, music, and intermedia share colorful, culturally-rooted stories that illuminate the legacy of Indigenous heritage. Indigenous Americana features an incredible range of storytelling styles and mediums to inspire discovery and provoke discussion. This event is presented includes a premiere of D.A. Navoti‘s multimedia project O’otham Rhapsode, produced with help from the Jack Straw Artist Support Program. The video will be on display at Jack Straw through July 14th.
This one-time event features:
- Poet and writer Iz White (Snoqualmie)
- Multidisciplinary storyteller D.A. Navoti (Hopi, Zuni, Yavapai-Apache, Akimel O’otham)
- Singer, speaker, environmental activist, and artist Chenoa Egawa (Lummi, S’Klallam)
Event link: https://www.jackstraw.org/event/indigenous-americana-in-words-song-and-multimedia/