October 1, 2, 8, 9: Saturday 1 pm & Sunday, 1 pm & 3pm. American Dream Players and The Pomo Project present the premier of Weya: an original musical comedy by Janey Hirsh. A small group of contemporary Pomo Indians confront each other, their shared past as native people, and their aspirations, while their 'Hardly Strictly Pomo Band' journeys spiritually, musically, and physically through California. Equestrian Glade, Ragle Ranch Park, Sebastopol. Admission is free* (donations appreciated). Bring seating or blankets.
October 8, Saturday, 2:15pm.Native Youth Dance Group, traditional Pomo dances. Following Weya at Equestian Glade, Ragle Ranch Park, Sebastopol. Free.*
October 19, Wednesday, 7 pm: Hinth'el Gaahnual (Talking Indian): a Narrative History of Clear Lake Pomo Through 1900. French Garden Restaurant, 8050 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol. Powerful video produced by Big Valley Rancheria, written & directed by James BlueWolf. James BlueWolf plans to attend & talk about his film.
October 23, Sunday, 1 pm: Joe Salinas, director of the Native Youth Dance Group, sings traditional Pomo Dance Songs in honor of Pomo Month. Sebastopol Farmers Market, on the Plaza.
To help with events
Please contact us at email@example.com if you can help with events: provide a venue, work on publicity, support financially, or schedule a speaker. We are particularly in need of someone to coordinate a history-culture booth at the Sebastopol Farmers Market.