We will be part of the annual Pomona Christmas Parade on December 8th in Downtown Pomona. The Parade will travel west on historic 2nd street and end at Pomona’s City Hall where the Annual Holiday at the Plaza will be hosted in the afternoon. It starts at 10am going on till 12 noon.
Here are some photos of the Bear Dance in the Presidio, San Fransisco.
On November 17th, we will be dancing at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens in Claremont, CA. There will be more information later, so please mark this in your calendars and check back as we get closer to the weekend of the 17th.
On November 11th, San Francisco will be hosting its annual Veterans Day Parade with a special salute to Iraqi/Afghanistan Veterans. The parade starts at 11am at the corner of Market and and Second.
We will be there with our Veterans and other tribal members. Afterwards, we will hold a talking circle at the War Memorial that afternoon.
This weekend, on November 3rd and 4th, the Autry Museum will be hosting their annual American Indian Arts Marketplace, one of the largest in Southern California!
The American Indian Arts Marketplace is home to “more than 180 Native American artists” who will share their work. “Featuring the finest in contemporary and traditional American Indian arts, the festival includes more than 25,000 square feet of exhibition space, artist demonstrations, music, dance, and food. Weekend events will include seminars for collectors and main stage entertainment for the whole family.”
We will be there on the 3rd and the 4th as one of the groups invited to perform. We will be bringing our Bear Clan Drummers and the Humaya Dancers to the Autry and performing at 2:00 pm in the afternoon. We used to dance there every year, except for the past three years, and we are excited to be invited back. We hope to see everyone there!