EL PRIMER PERIÓDICO EN ESPAÑOL DE LA SIERRA
Walking in Beauty” exhibit opens at the Bishop Paiute
Shoshone Cultural Center: August 25-September 30, 2023
Eastern Sierra, CA—Together, the eastern Sierra can join the “multi-faceted” and varied venues that will be presented at the Opening of the “Walking in Beauty” exhibit, with the opening evening on Friday, August 25, from 5-9 p.m. At the Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center. Celebrating Indigenous Resilience, and honoring Women, Water, and Children, the exhibit is “to bring awareness,” and “a way for us to remember and honor Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women,” says Michelle Cozad, Assistant at the Cultural Center. The exhibit will run from August 25 through to September 30, 2023, at the Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center, Bishop, CA.
This special event came about with smaller events and walks over the years, Cozad notes, and “the group, Way of the Sacred Mountain; from San Diego, CA,” is encouraging the event, with “walks, prayers, and action. Prayerful action.” Teyana Viscarra and Norm Sands will be available for comments, and the exhibit’s opening.
Walks and gatherings began from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power building earlier this week, and moved forward to Lone Pine, Cozad describes, and eventually, the 215 runners / walkers arrive for the opening, Friday, August 25, at the cultural center.
“We hoping to have tribal representatives. There will be food and drinks available,” adds Cozad.
And, the exhibit, “Walking in Beauty” encompasses venues from Lone Pine, CA to Bishop, CA, with communities participating, up and down the Owens Valley. There are film viewings in Lone Pine at the Western Film Museum, a sunrise water ceremony on Saturday, August 26, in Lone Pine. There is a MMIW (Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women) Red Tipi Healing at Lone Pine Lake, Saturday, August 26, a ceremony at Manzanar Interment Camp: For the Sake of the Children, on Sunday, August 27, and a parade “We Are Still Here,” marching down Main Street in Lone Pine, Sunday, August 27.
“Walking in Beauty” is “five days of Indigenous Prayerful Actions to Honor Sacred Water, Women, and Children: A Multifaceted Commemoration of Resilience and Remembrance,” and the exhibit opens Friday, August 25, from 5-9 p.m., Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center, Bishop, CA. The Cultural Center is located at 2300 West Line Street, Bishop, CA. It is open Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. And Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. It is both a museum and cultural center, which serve the Owens Valley communities. They preserve the local Indigenous history, and they continue to offer the sharing of language, and traditional life ways.
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