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Self Care = Resistance: Triumphs/Tragedies/Healing Sounds - An Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration with Percussionist/Historian Art T. Burton

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Self Care = Resistance: Triumphs/Tragedies/Healing Sounds
An Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration with Percussionist/Historian Art T. Burton
Monday, October 14, 3-5PM

To care for ones self is to celebrate the land we live on and the generations of inhabitants that came before. This Indigenous People's Day join Self Care = Resistance as we open a space to listen and share stories of First Nations and Black Americans during the expansion of United States West. Art T. Burton, a celebrated percussionist, historian and member of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians will guide us on this journey as we learn about these individuals and use music to open a portal for discovery, questioning and healing as we respond to the triumphs and traumas' of our ancestors.

General Elements:
- Storytelling by Art
- Allowing Space to Respond verbally with questions or other stories
- Opening a portal for us to interact with these historical elements through musical improvisation

Art will have several of his books available for sale.


“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” ~ Audre Lorde

Come to the Circle to Breathe. Come to the Circle to Reflect. Come to the Circle to Express. Sing. Play. Dance. Pray. Come to the Circle to Heal. 

Self-Care = Resistance is a community gathering for collective expression through music, dance, poetry, rap, and beyond. Bring yourself, your instrument, your pen and let's mediate. Angel Bat Dawid  (composer/clarinetist/vocalist/pianist - @angeltheoracle) and Julian Terrell Otis (vocalist/theatrical improv - @badjujusings) will help lead you on this musical journey.

This event is free and open to the public. It is wheelchair accessible.

Questions? Please contact Matthew Searle, Assistant Director, at matthew (at) experimentalstation.org or 773.241.6044.