Indigenous People Festival

This event is in the past
Every day, through Oct 15
This is an online event
All Ages
Share in the wisdom of locally and nationally recognized Indigenous artists and advocates during a four-day schedule of virtual performances and panels covering topics like Indigenous foods and boarding school survivors. Presented by the Seattle Indian Health Board (SIHB) under the umbrella of Festál, the event will culminate with the in-person SpiritWalk & Warrior Run.

Program and Schedule

Tuesday, October 12
6:30pm PST - The Performance
Featuring: Hailey Tayathy (Quileute), Delia Gomez (Yaqui/Mexican), Fabian Romero (Purepécha), Mackenzie Neusiok (Coharie), Stephy Styles (Quechua), and the Yellowjohn-Hayes family Music by tawihisi & Ghost Horse (Pawnee/Athabaskan)

Wednesday, October 13
4:00pm PST - I See You: Black Natives in Discussion
Hosted by Amber Starks (Afro Indigenous, Muscogee (Creek/Shawnee/Yuchi/ Quapaw/Cherokee Descent) with panelists Deante Moore (Akimel O’Odham; Gila River Indian Community) and Paige Pettibon (Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes)

5:00pm PST - Rez Dogs and Rutherford Falls: NDN TV Time Hosted by Howie Echo-Hawk (Pawnee) with panelists Jana Schmieding (Lakota) and Taietsarón:sere Leclaire (Mohawk)

Thursday, October 14
4:00pm PST - Boarding School Survivors: Healing. Hope. Justice. Hosted by Abigail Echo-Hawk (Pawnee) with panelists Fred John, Jr. (Ahtna) and Bill Hall (Tlingit)
5:00pm PST -    The Performance 2020 SEATTLE IS NATIVE LAND           

Friday, October 15
5:00pm PST - Native Chefs: Indigenous Food is Sovereign Hosted by Hilel Echo-Hawk (Pawnee) with panelists M. Karlos Baca (Tewa/Diné/Nuche) and Andrea Murdoch
6:30pm PST - The Concert Featuring Weedrat (Diné), Quinn Christopherson (Athabaskan/Inupiat), and Supaman (Apsáalooke)

Saturday, October 16
9:00am - SpiritWalk & Warrior Run (Seattle, in-person event)


This is an online event