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When: Ohlone Indigenous People’s Weekend, October 12-14, 2013
The Big Time (traditional California Native festival) will include a dance arena, vendor booths, camping, talking circles, and a sunrise ceremony on Alcatraz. The schedule is below, and the Facebook Event is here
This is an opportunity for Ohlone people to share their culture with the public in San Francisco. These events are free and open to the public. All are welcome, so please join us!
On Monday morning, the Ohlone people are collaborating with the International Indian Treaty Council to host the Indigenous People’s Day Sunrise Ceremony on Alcatraz Island. Boats will depart from Pier 33 between 4:30 and 6:00am.
Vendors: We are currently accepting applications for vendors and nonprofit groups. Please visit http://www.ohloneprofiles.org/vendor to fill out an application.
The Big Time Gathering will be co-hosted by a council of Ohlone grandmothers and the Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe of Ohlone. The Ohlone Profiles Project in San Francisco is producing the event.
Please come to join, and to support the Ohlone in San Francisco.
For more information please contact the Ohlone Profiles Project.
Neil Maclean and Mary Jean Robertson:
415 515 8430
Ohlone Profiles Project (OPP) October Schedule:
Wed., Oct. 9th
7:30pm: Panel discussion with Shaping San Francisco
518 Valencia St, San Francisco.
Speakers: Malcolm Margolin, Breck Parkman, (CA State Parks archeologist); MJ Robertson, host.
Saturday, Oct. 12th
12pm-6pm: Big Time Gathering, Crissy Field, dance arena
7:30pm: Private Healing Ceremony (Private Ohlone event; invitation-only)
Sunday, Oct. 13th
12pm-5pm: Big Time Gathering, Crissy Field dance arena
Monday, Oct. 14th
4:30am-6am: Ferries depart for Alcatraz Island
6am-sunrise: Ceremony & dancing, Alcatraz Island
9am: Return to San Francisco
The Big Time will be near the Crissy Field Center.