Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day with "We Will Always Be Here," An Evening with Ty Defoe
Helen Merrill, Ty Defoe and more
Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day with Grammy Award–winning composer, 2021 Helen Merrill award-winning playwright, librettist, interdisciplinary artist, actor, choreographer, eagle dancer, and hoop dancer Ty Defoe (Giizhig). Ty, who is from the Oneida and Ojibwe Nations, interweaves artistic projects with social justice, indigeneity, trans rights, Indigi-Queering, and environmentalism. He will be joined by multiple other artists including Grammy-nominated cellist/vocalist/composer and world music artist Dawn Avery, vocalist, actress, percussionist, and choreographer Joan Henry, actor Jake Hart, Eagle Project theater company founder Opalanietet, and actor Tanis Parenteau, among others.
Registration is required for this free public program. Attendees must show proof of vaccination and wear a mask indoors.
For artist bios, visit https://cooper.edu/events-and-exhibitions/events/we-will-always-be-here-evening-ty-defoe
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