American Indian event at New York. Buffy Sainte-Marie at the National Museum of the American Indian. If you have the chance, don’t miss this show!
Women’s History Month Honors. Buffy Sainte-Marie. Thursday, March 14, 2013. National Museum of the American Indian at New York. 6:00 pm – Diker Pavilion – Free Concert
Buffy Sainte-Marie (Cree) won an Oscar for the song Up Where We Belong which is also the name of the NMAI’s popular music exhibition currently on view. The artist is featured in a Native Sounds Downtown! concert which highlights old hits and new compositions focused on “The Art of the Protest Song.”
“Up Where We Belong: Native Musicians in Popular Culture” will be open to the public until August 11, 2013.
Seating is on a first come / first served basis.
More information at National Museum of the American Indian at New York www.AmericanIndian.si.edu
About Indian Legends: From Lakota to Comanche stories: http://yareah.com/native-american-legends-0734/
From Cherokee arts and crafts: http://yareah.com/cherokee-arts-and-crafts/
**Buffy Sainte-Marie, OC is a Canadian-American Cree singer-songwriter, visual artist, pacifist, and social activist. Throughout her career in all of these areas, her work has focused on issues of Indigenous peoples of the Americas. Buffy Sainte-Marie repertoire includes subjects of love, war, religion, and mysticism.
She founded the Cradleboard Teaching Project, an educational curriculum devoted to better understanding Native Americans and has won recognition and many awards and honors for her music as well as her work in education and social activism.
American Indian event. Native Sounds Downtown