Everything You Need to Know About Indigenous Peoples Day

Los Angeles just became the latest city to adopt Indigenous Peoples Day in favor of Columbus Day. The holiday has been gaining support across the country as Seattle, Minneapolis and Berkeley, Calif. have already made the alternative to Columbus Day official. Here’s everything you need to know about Indigenous Peoples Day, how it’s different from…

via Everything You Need to Know About Indigenous Peoples Day — TIME


In Memoriam: Remembering the Photographers We Lost in 2016

From Marc Riboud to David Gilkey and Bill Cunningham, TIME LightBox pays tribute to the photographers we lost in 2016, celebrating their lives and the contributions they made to the medium of photography and to the world. Marc Riboud (1923 – 2016) The art of finding beauty in destruction is a rare and courageous skill.…

via In Memoriam: Remembering the Photographers We Lost in 2016 — TIME

“Stand Up to Cancer” Reveals Lineup Featuring Matthew McConaughey, Celine Dion and More

The biggest names in film, television and music are coming together to Stand Up to Cancer. For the fifth time, the charity is airing a live fundraising special complete with a star-studded lineup. Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey, Emma Stone, Anna Kendrick and Ken Jeong are among the celebrities set to appear at the event. Legendary…

via Stand Up to Cancer Reveals Lineup Featuring Matthew McConaughey, Celine Dion and More — TIME

46th Annual #CSULB POW WOW & Outreach

California State University, Long Beach’s annual Pow Wow, an American Indian social celebration, returns to the campus’ central quad on Saturday and Sunday, March 12 – 13, 2016. The largest spring event of its kind in Southern California, the Pow Wow at Cal State Long Beach is focused on displaying the university’s strong American Indian presence. Admission and parking are free.

Download a Map of the Pow Wow Here.

We strongly recommend spectators to bring folding chairs.

CSULB Annual Pow Wow, Second weekend in March. website: csulb.edu/powwowThe two-day event, which will feature American Indian dancing, arts, crafts and food begins at 11 AM each day and runs until 10 PM on Saturday and 7 PM on Sunday. In addition to contests and inter-tribal dancing, there will be Gourd dancing with Dancer Registration closing at 2 PM on Saturday, March 12. All dancers and drums are invited.

Native foods such as mutton and beef stew, Navajo tacos, fry bread and Indian burgers will be on sale at the event, and American Indian vendors will be selling both traditional and contemporary American Indian art.

Download a Pow Wow Flyer