June 25: Acorn Demonstration ONLINE
ACORN CULTURAL DEMONSTRATION
Presented as part of REINDIGENIZE, The Acorn Project
Thursday, June 25TH 6:00 – 7:00 PDT
FREE on ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81490215296
If you missed the live event, you can now watch in on YouTube HERE.
Acorn Cultural Demonstration – Grinding demo & cultural talk about sacred Native food of California Natives. Presented by and for youth.
How to attend:
- Register for this free event via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/acorn-demonstration-w-bernadette-smith-pomo-youth-tickets-109425883764
- Join the webinar on Zoom using this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81490215296
- “Doors open” at 5:50pm.
About this class:
Join Bernadette Smith and Pomo youth in a cultural discussion about Bernadette’s & The Manchester Band of Pomo Indians work in protecting their sacred food source of Tan Oak Acorn in Northern California. Learn about this traditional Indigenous food source as well as environmental and human impacts that threaten acorn including slash and spray as well as environmental threats exacerbated by global warming such as sudden oak death.
This class will include an acorn grinding demo led by Pomo youth guided by Bernadette, techniques in processing as well as how acorn plays a role in contemporary Native culture, life, health, wellness and Native food sovereignty.
Downloadable acorn coloring sheet designed & illustrated by Tiśina T. Parker w/ language assistance from Joseph Byron & Kanyon Sayers-Roods.
Youth encouraged to attend!!!
Bernadette Antoinette Smith – Teacher/Facilitator: Northern Pomo, Mexica
Kanyon Sayers-Roods – Language & Place: Ohlone
Tiśina T. Parker – Program Manager: Yosemite Miwuk, Kashia Pomo, Mono Lake Paiute Instagram: @NativeOne
Dance Mission Theater, Presenter
REINDIGENIZE: The Acorn Project is presented by Dance Mission as part of its WORD! and HOME series.