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June 20 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm PDT


Since its founding in 1946, Idyllwild Arts has always been firmly rooted in respect for and reverence of Native American arts and culture. Each summer, Idyllwild Arts’ Native American Arts Center produces and hosts the annual Native American Arts Festival Week, designed to enhance and add depth to the Summer Program workshop experience. The week-long festival provides a provocative learning experience by bringing together distinguished artists, scholars, and cultural specialists to present performances, demonstrations, films, exhibitions, showcases, and the popular Michael Kabotie Lecture Series.

Join us for a lunchtime lecture featuring a fully curated traditional Native Foods meal exploreing intersections of culinary storytelling, prepared by Wendy Weston (Diné). Our guest speakers are Ken Sr. and Doreen Duncan, founders and directors of Yellow Bird Indian Dancers, who have been sharing stories of their Native ancestors through dance, song and storytelling across the globe for over 40 years.

A student modeling.

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