Saturday, October 18, 2014
Autumn Fest 2014
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Expand your cultural horizons and join Amerind for a family
friendly fun-filled autumn day with food, artist vendors, live
entertainment and more!
$5 per vehicle.
Schedule of Events
Artists in museum galleries and front entrance, food
vendors, Kids Corner,
museum store, and book sale.
Native Invocation (Main Stage)
Native Dance Performance (Main Stage)
12:30 p.m. Hoop Dancer &
Singer (Main Stage)
Bo Titla Guitar & Story (Art Gallery)
1:30 p.m. "Estun-bah” Native
Ensemble (Main Stage)
Event Closes at 4:00 p.m.
Times and events subject to change
Provided By Yellow Bird Productions unless otherwise noted
internationally renowned "Yellow Bird Productions" under the
direction of Ken Duncan, member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe,
perform dances, tell stories, sing songs, and more!
YellowBird has traveled the globe as culturalambassadors.
Recently the dance troop visited and performed at U.S. Embassies
and has even had the pleasure of entertaining U.S. troops
Barbara Teller Ornelas and Lynda Teller Pete, sisters and 5th
generation weavers, originally from Two Grey Hills, grew up
learning the traditional tapestry weaving of the area.
While instructing and demonstrating, these sisters share
personal stories and experiences, giving insights into the world
of Navajo weaving. At the end of the week you will go home with
a one of a kind 8.5” x 10.5” rug.
Price: Members: $1,000
Price includes meals, lodging (shared accommodations), the use
of a fully prepared loom, and tools. You will only need to
purchase your wool for weaving (available at the class for
$24-$35 depending on the number of colors you use.) An optional
class on warping is scheduled for Saturday, September 14 for an
A nonrefundable, tax-deductible $200 deposit is due upon
for further information or call 520-586-3666 to register.
Don't Miss Amerind's November Rock Art Tour!
Rock Art Tour
November 6 - 11, 2014
Explore fascinating rock art sites in central Arizona and
southern California with the Amerind this November. The tour
will take participants to some of the iconic sites in Arizona
such as Painted Rock,
V-Bar-V, Honanki, and others. We will also venture west to see
petroglyphs and geoglyphs (ground figures) in California along
what was once the shores of prehistoric Lake Cahuilla, a
predecessor of the much smaller, and accidentally created,
Salton Sea. The group will also visit one of the many riparian
areas near Palm Springs that have attracted human inhabitants
for thousands of years.
Join archaeologist Dan McCarthy and rock artist David Morris for
this exciting exploration of the rock art and archaeology in
Arizona and southern California. Space is limited, sign up
Member Price: $2,100 per person (double occupancy)
Single supplement required for solo travelers.
Price includes transportation, lodging, and meals.
For more information or to register, please contact Deni
Mitchell at 520-586-3666 or
Dan McCarthy has worked
extensively with many Tribal Elders in Southern California as
Tribal Relations Manager for San Bernardino National Forest. He
works with the governments of the Serrano, Cahuilla, & Luiseño.
He also received the National Lifetime Achievement award by the
Office of Tribal Relations. Dan’s research includes desert
archaeology; aboriginal trail systems of the Sonoran, Mojave,
and Colorado deserts; rock art distribution; and working with
tribal communities in public education of Native culture.
Pottery Collector’s Workshop
December 4 - 6, 2014
Join Charles King of King Galleries in Scottsdale for a two-day
exploration of Amerind’s world-class contemporary ceramic
collections. Charles will use the extensive collections of the
Amerind Museum to teach workshop participants about the history
of ceramic arts in the Southwest.
Participants are encouraged to bring pieces from their own
collection for evaluation by an expert.
Cost: $400 per person (double occupancy). Includes lodging and
The workshop is limited to 12 people, so you are encouraged to
sign up early.
Contact Deni Mitchell at 520.586.3666 ext. 17 or
email@example.com to register or for more information.