Indigenous Peoples Day Schedule of Activities

Posted on 10/03/2018




Indigenous Peoples Day Los Angeles

Schedule of Events

Monday, October 8, 7AM-7PM

LA City Hall & Grand Park


7-7:45AM Indigenous Peoples Day Sunrise Ceremony (1st & Main Street)


8-10AM United American Indian Involvement, Inc.’s Run For the People 5k Fun Run & Walk (Corner of 1st & Main Streets)*


9:30-10:30AM Panel Discussion: Los Angeles City/County Native American Indian Commission's Dialogue #3: Indigenizing Public Spaces (City Hall, Council Chamber, Room 340)* [TICKETS]


10AM-4PM Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Presents Children's Area (Grand Park, Block 1)


11AM Invocation & Procession of Nations (Spring Street Main Stage)


12-5PM Grand Park Activation:

Food Vendors Presented by La Feria de los Moles

IPD Pow Wow Presented by Southern California Indian Center, Inc.

Live Art Presented by Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell

Craft Vendors

Community Booths

12-5PM Art Studio: City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Presents Self Help Graphics’ Barrio Mobile Art Studio (City Hall South Courtyard)

1-2PM Gallery Opening: Indigenous Peoples Day Hall of Nations - Resolutions & Flags Exhibit (City Hall Rotunda & Bridge Gallery)*


1-4:45PM Musical Talent: Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles Presents The Hill Street Music Stage: Jessa Calderon, Artson, Cody Blackbird Band, Drezus, PJ Vegas, Mato Wayuhi (Hill Street Stage, Grand Park, Block 2)


1:30PM Film Screening: Valhalla Entertainment Presents "Mankiller" - The story of Wilma Mankiller, the first woman Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation (City Hall, Board of Public Works, Room 350)* [TICKETS]


2-2:45PM Panel Discussion: Indigenous Pride LA Presents "Balancing Cultural Community and LGBTQ/Two Spirit Community” (City Hall, Council Chamber, Room 340)* [TICKETS]


2-3:30PM Theatrical Performance: Native Voices at the Autry Presents "Stories From the Indian Boarding School" (City Hall, Bradley Tower)*


3-4PM Unity Speeches: Elected Officials & Special Guests (Spring Street Main Stage)


3-3:45PM Panel Discussion: IllumiNative Presents “Beyond Leather & Feathers: Today’s Native Women in Entertainment” (City Hall, Council Chambers, Room 340)* [TICKETS]


3:30-4:45PM DTLA Proud Presents Two-Spirit Pride Party (City Hall South Courtyard)


4-4:45PM Panel Discussion: "The History of Indigenous Peoples Day LA: Advocates & Allies" (City Hall, Council Chamber, Room 340)* [TICKETS]

5-5:45PM Panel Discussion: LA Skins Fest Presents "Native Americans in the Media" (City Hall, Council Chamber, Room 340)* [TICKETS]


5-5:30PM Fashion Show: Darlene Perkins, Designer, Red Lightning Couture (Spring Street Main Stage)


5:45-8PM Grand Finale & Concert: Mitch O'Farrell & LACCNAIC, Black Eyed Peas, Redbone (Spring Street Main Stage)                                                                                                                 

* Advance RSVP Required