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Gathering – Celebrating Native American Heritage Month
November 10 - November 13
Cannon Beach community groups are teaming up to celebrate Native American Heritage Month with “Gathering,” a weekend of art, music, culture, food, and more from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12.
All programs are offered free of charge (donations are encouraged).
Friday, November 10th kicks off with a concert at the Cannon Beach Coaster Theatre featuring The Blackbird Band and Quiltman.
The celebration continues on Saturday, Nov. 11th at the Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, featuring presentations by artists Ceara Lewis (Aleut), Ravenwolf (Koyukon Athabaskan/Muscogee Creek), and a presentation by Brad Mix (Red River Métis).
The weekend concludes on Sunday, Nov. 12 with a luncheon honoring corn at Tolovana Hall. The final event will include “decolonized fry bread” from Zoe Swain (MesoAmerican), poetry reading by Cliff Taylor (Ponca), and storytelling led by Marisol Quintana (Purépecha).
Throughout the weekend—and during the month of November—Terresa White (Yup’ik) will be the featured artist at the Cannon Beach Gallery’s annual miniature show.