Sunday, August 23, 2009

Sing Birds Movie Trailer

New movie trailer for Sing Birds
Courtesy of Film Maker Sean Owen
First on-reservation screening this Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Morongo Tribal Administration building
Morongo Reservation
Panel discussion and bird singing to follow screening
Co-sponsored by Morongo Cultural Heritage Program
& Dorothy Ramon Learning Center
Information: 951.755.5025

Come learn about Native American cultures,
Celebrate this joyful ancient music,
And honor all who saved and are saving the songs for new generations.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Sing Birds

No sooner has the Dragonfly Gala finished for this year, when we are looking ahead to our next exciting event!

The Details:
• First on-reservation screening of Sean Owen's powerful film about Bird Songs.
• Panel Discussion
• Bird Singing

When: Aug. 26, 7 p.m.
Where: Morongo Tribal Administration Building, Morongo Reservation
This event is FREE. All are welcome.
Co-sponsored by Dorothy Ramon Learning Center and Morongo Cultural Heritage Program.
Information: 951.755.5025
If you didn't make it to Idyllwild for the premiere, this is a good chance to see the film and get a good look at Morongo's new tribal administration building.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Gala, Gala, Gala

The Gala is this coming Saturday!
Planned Displays and Demonstrations at Dragonfly Gala 2009 include:
• Indian Cowboy history, Pechanga Cultural Resources, Pechanga Band of LuiseƱo Indians.
• Indian Cowboy history, the Morongo Roundups, Dorothy Ramon Learning Center.
• Cahuilla Cowboy history, Dawn Wellman, curator of award-winning exhibit at Agua Caliente Cultural Museum.
• Rodeos at Sherman Indian Boarding School, Lori Sisquoc.
• Indian Cowboy history, Gabrielino Indians, Barbara Drake.
• 1800s Gadget Guessing Game, Gilman Historic Ranch and Wagon Museum.
• Yucca and dogbane cord making demonstration, William Pink.
• Art exhibit, Indian cowboys, including works by Gerald Clarke, Jr.; Robert Freeman; Billy Soza Warsoldier.
• Photo exhibit: Modern-Day Indian Cowboys, by Carlos Puma, Puma Images.
Add the silent auction, Dragonfly Award, Community gathering, traditional singing and dancing and some flute music, and all we have to say, is: still time to RSVP if you haven't yet.
Details here.
We thank our gala sponsor, San Manuel Band of Serrano Indians.