Indian Market and Social

December 14 - December 16, 2018

Downstairs | 66 East 4th Street

Directed and Coordinated by Kevin Tarrant & Muriel Borst Tarrant

Just in time for the Holidays: the Indian Market and Social offers a unique shopping opportunity for visitors to purchase traditional and contemporary works—including silver and semi-precious jewelry, ceramics, fine apparel, handwoven baskets, traditional beadwork, dolls, paintings, prints, and sculpture—by some of the finest Native American artists from across the Nation.  Join us for food, socializing, games, raffles, and door prizes at the Native American Social, there will be singing, dancing, storytelling, and performances during the market.

VENDORS INCLUDE:

NativeTec – Mattinecock, Queens New York - Wampum Jewelry   
Inca Maki – Ecuadorian, New York, New York – Andean Clothing
Jacqueline Brown-Jackson – Lakota, New York, New York - Native American Beadwork and Jewelry
David Chavez – Lakota, Mexican, Piscataway, New Jersey – Quill Work, Beadwork, Trade Beads
KwiioCouture – Mohawk, Akwesasne, New York - Contemporary Native American Jewelry
Lester Ortiz – Dine’, Gallup, New Mexico - Handcrafted Silver Jewelry
Little Wing Beading – Oneida, Bronx, New York - Native American Beadwork & Jewelry
Pete Yazzie – Navajo, New Mexico - Native American Crafts and Jewelry
Rudy Lazzaro Designs – Inca, Argentina, New York, New York -  Silver Handcrafted Jewelry
Ricky Ortiz - Dine’, Gallup, New Mexico – Southwest Silversmith
Naiche Tayac – Piscataway, Apache, Piscataway, Maryland – Native American Jewelry
Tonan Thali Artesians Mexicana – Mexican, New York, New York – Embroidery Clothing
Wampum Magic – Unkechaug, Poospatuck, New York – Wampum Jewelry
Lydia Arrigada-Garcia – Mapuche Nation Chile, New York, New York - Photography

 

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULES

Friday December 14 | Hours: 12:00am - 8:00pm

6:30pm Welcoming – Murielle Borst-Tarrant, Mia Yoo

Film Screening with Q & A to follow - LOOKING GLASS - Ginew Benton

Saturday December 15th | Hours: 11:00am - 10:00pm

12:00pm - SilverCloud Singers - Opening Song

1:00pm - Joan Henry / Henu Josephine Tarrant - Water Song from: Ajijaack on Turtle Island

Craft making with Heather Henson and IBEX Puppetry

2:00pm - Film Screening with Q & A to follow - LOOKING GLASS - Ginew Benton

3:00pm - Jennifer Kreisberg (Ulali) - Native American Singer

3:45pm – Mixashawn – Traditional and Contemporary Indigenous Music

4:15pm - SilverCloud Singers and Dancers - Native American Singing and Dancing

5:00pm - Tony Enos - Native American Pop Recording Artist

6:00pm - 10:00pm - SOCIAL - SilverCloud Singers with special guest Youngblood Singers - Singing and Dancing(all dancers welcome), food, games, raffles

Sunday December 16th | Hours: 12:00am - 7:00pm

12:00pm - SilverCloud Singers - Opening Song

1:00pm - Joan Henry / Henu Josephine Tarrant - Water Song from: Ajijaack on Turtle Island

Craft making with Heather Henson and IBEX Puppetry

2:00pm - Film Screening with Q & A to follow - LOOKING GLASS - Ginew Benton

3:00pm - Jennifer Kreisberg (Ulali) - Native American Singer

3:45pm – Mixashawn – Traditional and Contemporary Indigenous Music

4:15pm - SilverCloud Singers and Dancers - Native American Singing and Dancing

5:00pm - Tony Enos - Native American Pop Recording Artist

About the La Mama Indigenous Initiative

The La MaMa Indigenous Initiative focuses on working with Indigenous communities nationally and internationally. The initiative aims to provide a platform for Indigenous arts and culture while promoting Indigenous artists to audiences in New York, other parts of the nation and in other countries. La MaMa Experimental Theatre, with its history in Social Justice has a long standing collaborative history with the Indigenous Theatre nationally and internationally for over three decades. Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective Founder Murielle Borst-Tarrant and La MaMa Artistic Director Mia Yoo initially established the Safe Habors Indigenous Collective to spear head original Indigenous programming. Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective and the La MaMa Indigenous Initiative remain a collaborative in that vision and legacy.