San Francisco: My Heroes Have Always Killed Colonizers (Oct 14)

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“Back by popular demand! It’s the Second Annual: “My HEROES Have Always Killed Colonizers: Stories of Global Indigenous REZistance” 

— a night of song, words, and resistance, a celebration of every global indigenous warrior who’s been labeled a terrorist, unpatriotic, and/or savage while defending the land, the people, and our traditional ways. Through storytelling, spoken word and performance we will collectively Re-Indigenize our heroes, such as Leila Khaled, Boukman, Lapu-Lapu, Toy Purina and Geromino so that they may claim their true role in history.

October 14, Indigenous Peoples Day, is reclaimed from the genocidal legacy of Colonizer Colombus. Join us this night, as we ask “Which colonizers have your heroes resisted?” 

Doors open at 5:30pm. Early arrival is suggested as last year’s event was sold out!

Featuring:
Wicahpiluta Candelaria (Opening and Urban Ohlone Rez Poetry)
All Nations Singers (Native American Inter-tribal Drum Group)
Joseph Bolden (remix of Willie Nelson’s song Mama dont let your babies to grow up to be cowboys)
Afoutayi Dance Company (Afrikan Haitian Dance Troupe)
Power Struggle (Political and Cultural Hip-Hop)
Ricky Saenz (Political Historical Monologue)
Landa Lakes (Political Native American Drag Queen)
Lubna Morrar (Palestinian Political Poetry)
Dregs One (Political SF Hip Hop)
Mariposa (MC) (This will also be her bday celebration, as its her bday this week!)

Donations are accepted at the door to pay for the space and electricity, and no one will be turned away for a lack of funds… 

FOOD will be SERVED and purchased for a small donation. 
Come ready to chow down!

LIVE SILK-SCREENING STATION: 
There will be on-site screen printing of our “My HEROS Have Always Killed Colonizers” jpegs. This year we feature Lolita Lebron. We’ll also have a re-deux of last year’s Lapu Lapu image available. Feel free to bring a t-shirt. If you forget we will have shirts and bandanas to purchase for you to silkscreen.

In solidarity with First Nations’ struggles against alcoholism, this event is alcohol free.

This space is ADA Accessible.

(For Public transit info: 
BART: Get off at 16th Street Bart and walk up one block
MUNI Lines: 22, 49, 14, 14L)
(PARKING: There is a parking garage between Mission st and Valencia on 16th, there is also usually more parking across mission towards Capp and South Van Ness, after 6pm most metering parking is free in this area. Check to make sure and look at signs before parking)”

When: October 6th, 6pm

Where: 522 Valencia St. San Francisco, California

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