Everyone is welcome to this FREE Public event to learn about Native Veterans. 
Food, arts and crafts, music, comedians and much more will be available!

HOST HOTEL: HILTON LISLE/NAPERVILLEHHR_PropertyName_MASTER_0802103003 Corporate West Drive  I  Lisle, IL 60532
phone: 630 505 0900 http://www.hiltonlislenaperville.com
FREE shuttle schedule from hotel to Cantigny and back to hotel per scheduled runs available at front desk
(discount code: Native Veterans) Special rates: $99.00 general public,  Veterans with Military ID: $89.00.

Arts Vendors: 

Arts and Craft Vendors interested a booth: info@trickstergallery.com
Native American, Alaskan Natives and Hawaiian Veterans that are artists have priority.
Priority Vendors must have payment and contract in by June 15, 2015 to reserve.
Only 30 spaces in total, After June 15th it will open to other culturally based vendors.

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Upcoming Events

May
12
Tue
On the Table 2015 “Family encounters” @ Trickster Art Gallery
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join the amazing discussion with many cultures and ideas around the Maori Cultural values of a cultural encounter for change.  Everyone is welcome to help us join in the discussion to form a Chicago Cultural Alliance exhibit “We are Families”  hosted by the Field Museum that will come to the Trickster Art Gallery in the fall of 2015.

We need you to join us represent your family and culture in a fun and dynamic night of cultural speakers.

learn about Mosaic Event to support the Chicago Cultural Alliance on May 21st too.

Have questions about On the Table 2015 ” Family encounters”? Contact info@trickstergallery.com
May
22
Fri
One November Morning – Exhibit @ Trickster Art Gallery
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm

cover imageOne November Morning art exhibit is designed and telling the story of direct descendents of the “Sand Creek Massacre” 150 years ago this year.

 

This exhibit in partnership with the Ditmar Gallery at Northwester University will exhibit May to July at Trickster Art Gallery then move to Northwestern University in the fall.

Open Mic Night @ Trickster Art Gallery
May 22 @ 11:30 pm – May 23 @ 2:30 am

Open mic nights are family friendly, no alcohol and always shares great music, spoken word and storytelling from all ages and everyone is welcome.  We enjoy hearing from kids in elementary school playing their instrument, to seniors joining us to tell stories and sometime sing their favorite oldie!  Join us to share your cultural music.

 

May
29
Fri
A Journey with a Native Veteran- dinner and keynote @ Trickster Art Gallery
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

REGISTER / PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Co-Chairman of the National Congress of American Indians – Veteran Council, President of the Wisconson Native Veteran Council – Oneida Chapter will be coming to share stories, amazing information from his teaching in life, working with the NCAI and Veterans Administration in DC and much more.

All funds raised will be to support the National Gathering of Native Veterans on August 29th and 30th at Cantigny Park in Wheaton IL   www.trickstergallery.com for: Video of The Untold Story.

Dan King Keynote event May 29th

Jun
26
Fri
Open Mic Night @ Trickster Art Gallery
Jun 26 @ 11:30 pm – Jun 27 @ 2:30 am

Open mic nights are family friendly, no alcohol and always shares great music, spoken word and storytelling from all ages and everyone is welcome.  We enjoy hearing from kids in elementary school playing their instrument, to seniors joining us to tell stories and sometime sing their favorite oldie!  Join us to share your cultural music.

 

Jul
24
Fri
Open Mic Night @ Trickster Art Gallery
Jul 24 @ 11:30 pm – Jul 25 @ 2:30 am

Open mic nights are family friendly, no alcohol and always shares great music, spoken word and storytelling from all ages and everyone is welcome.  We enjoy hearing from kids in elementary school playing their instrument, to seniors joining us to tell stories and sometime sing their favorite oldie!  Join us to share your cultural music.

 

Aug
28
Fri
Open Mic Night @ Trickster Art Gallery
Aug 28 @ 11:30 pm – Aug 29 @ 2:30 am

Open mic nights are family friendly, no alcohol and always shares great music, spoken word and storytelling from all ages and everyone is welcome.  We enjoy hearing from kids in elementary school playing their instrument, to seniors joining us to tell stories and sometime sing their favorite oldie!  Join us to share your cultural music.

 

Aug
29
Sat
National Gathering of American Indian Veterans @ Cantigny Park
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm

REGISTER/GET TICKETS HERE

All era’s and tribal veterans welcome.

Saturday is open to the general public

Saturday August 29th:  Grand Entry of all veterans lead by Native Veterans, Military songs Native style, special guest speakers (through out the day) and awards honoring American Indian Veterans and all veterans in attendance followed by celebration of music, art, dance and the voices of American Indian Veterans to be heard until 10 pm.

Sunday: August 30th: Breakfast and conference from  9 am to 11 ish.. Conference to gather our American Indian Veteran voices. Designed to gather major issues American Indian veterans are facing, with policy setters from across the country in attendance.

entertainment and ways to honor our men and women are still in the planning stages. Your donations will help in many ways to ensure a wonderful weekend for our Veterans.

Host hotel:

discount rates code: Native veteran

then these rates apply:

99.00 General Public

89.00 for Veterans with Military ID.

FREE pre-scheduled shuttle service from Hotel to Cantigny and back

HILTON LISLE/NAPERVILLE

3003 Corporate West Drive  I  Lisle, IL 60532  I  USA

Hotel 630 505 0900 

Chi mii gwech (Thank you)

 

Sep
25
Fri
Open Mic Night @ Trickster Art Gallery
Sep 25 @ 11:30 pm – Sep 26 @ 2:30 am

Open mic nights are family friendly, no alcohol and always shares great music, spoken word and storytelling from all ages and everyone is welcome.  We enjoy hearing from kids in elementary school playing their instrument, to seniors joining us to tell stories and sometime sing their favorite oldie!  Join us to share your cultural music.

 

Oct
23
Fri
Open Mic Night @ Trickster Art Gallery
Oct 23 @ 11:30 pm – Oct 24 @ 2:30 am

Open mic nights are family friendly, no alcohol and always shares great music, spoken word and storytelling from all ages and everyone is welcome.  We enjoy hearing from kids in elementary school playing their instrument, to seniors joining us to tell stories and sometime sing their favorite oldie!  Join us to share your cultural music.

 

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