Marketplace Programs

Performances

All Performances Included With Marketplace Admission / Free for Autry Members
No Reservations Necessary


Hoop Dance Workshop With the Goedel Family (Yakama/Tulalip)

Saturday and Sunday, November 11–12, 11:00 a.m.

 
Learn the art of hoop dancing from Terry Goedel, a world-champion hoop dancer raised on the Tulalip Indian Reservation, and his family.
  • Hoop dancing performances by the Goedel Family on Saturday and Sunday, November 11–12, 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. 

Wildhorse Singers and Dancers Workshop

Saturday and Sunday, November 11–12, Noon


Gather around the drum with Wildhorse Singers and Dancers, a group of talented urban American Indian youths from the Los Angeles area who will demonstrate traditional powwow dance styles and engage audiences in traditional songs.
  • Performances by the Wildhorse Singers and Dancers on Saturday and Sunday, November 11–12, 2:45 p.m.

Music and Dance by Shelley Morningsong (Northern Cheyenne) and Fabian Fontenelle (Zuni/Omaha)

Saturday and Sunday, November 11–12, 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.


Shelley Morningsong—Grammy member and recipient of the 2016 Native American Music Awards “Artist of the Year”—combines rich vocals with Native flute. A founding member of the American Indian Dance Theatre, Fabian Fontenelle adds traditional Northern Plains–style dancing, storytelling, and drumming.

Poetry Reading

Tending the Fire

Saturday, November 11, 1:30 p.m.

Included With Marketplace Admission / Free for Autry Members
No Reservations Necessary
 

Listen to readings from Native poets featured in Tending the Fire, including San Francisco Poet Laureate Kim Shuck (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma).

Family Activities

Autry Explorers

Saturday and Sunday, November 11–12, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

Included With Marketplace Admission / Free for Autry Members
No Reservations Necessary


Saturday: Join cultural educator Tima Lotah Link (Shmuwich Chumash) for a drop-in workshop on creating your own work of art with acorns.
 
Sunday: Make a traditional tule doll with Native American cultural consultant Jacque Tahuka-Nunez (Ajachemen and Tongva).

Screenings and Theatre

Tending the Wild Screenings

Saturday and Sunday, November 11–12, 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Included with Marketplace Admission / Free for Autry Members / No Reservations Necessary


Co-produced by KCETLink Media Group and the Autry, this documentary explores and celebrates the environmental knowledge of Indigenous peoples across California.


Sundance Institute and UCLA American Indian Studies Center Present: Out of State (2017)

Saturday, November 11, 5:30 p.m.

Free Admission / Reservations Recommended
 

This documentary by filmmaker Ciara Lacy (native Hawaiian) tells the story of an incredible journey. Shipped thousands of miles away from the tropical islands of Hawai'i to a private prison in the Arizona desert, two Native Hawaiians discover their indigenous traditions from a fellow inmate serving a life sentence. Followed by Q&A and light reception with Ciara Lacy.
 

CO-PRESENTED BY

Organized by the Sundance Institute Native American and Indigenous Program.

Native Voices Seventh Annual Short Play Festival Seven Generations

Sunday, November 12, 1:30 p.m.

Included With Marketplace Admission / Free for Autry Members
Early Arrival Is Suggested


A core value of the Haudenosaunee people, the Seventh Generation principle compels us to consider the effects of our present-day actions on the next seven generations. Using this principle as inspiration, Native Voices playwrights explore what the future holds for Indigenous families, communities, and beyond.