Weekend Calendar: Aug. 8-9, 2015

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Aug.

8

Honoring

Community through Strength and Healing”

Natives

Against Heroin invite the community for its First Annual Traditional

Powwow to sing and dance for those who have overcome addiction, are

in recovery and need to find recovery.

Head

Dancers: Dave Larson and Valerie Larson; Host Drum: Redbone and

Ringing Shield; MCs: James Cross and Joe Perez. Movie during dinner:

“State of Using.” Resources on treatment and recovery will be

available. Outdoor event, bring your own lawn chair and canopy.

Firearms prohibited, security will be provided, not responsible for

lost/stolen items, accidents or injuries.

Free.

Grand Entry, 1 p.m., Feast, 5 p.m., Cedar Avenue Field, 2500 Cedar

Ave., Minneapolis, MN. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1451145845193307.

Aug. 9

Telling Queer History: Two Spirit

A series of gatherings based on sharing

stories in an open, informal, and participatory format. It’s about

connecting queer communities, queer history and generations so that

we can learn from our shared past, present, and future.

Featured speaker: Coya White

Hat-Artichoker, Reva. Allies are welcome to join, listen and

volunteer. Hearing our stories is a great way to be an ally, allowing

and assisting us in having the space to tell our stories is a way to

be an advocate.

Suggested donation, 2 to 4:30 p.m.,

Hennepin History Museum, 2303 Third Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN. For

more information, email hello@tellingqueerhistory.com.