Collection Title: American Indian Community House collection
Title: Sacha huarmi
Alternate Title: Quichua del Oriente & Shuar Peoples of the Ecuador Amazon present Sacha Huarmi
Date: 1998 Mar. 21
Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City, on Mar. 21, 1998.
Work Type: Performance., Native dance., Native music., Quichua music and dance., Shuar music and dance., Indigenous performance Ecuador.
American Indian Community House, producer ; Quichua del Oriente & Shuar Peoples of the Ecuador Amazon, creators.
Quichua del Oriente & Shuar Peoples of the Ecuador Amazon, performers.
Run-time (hh:mm:ss): 01:13:36
Language: English
Synopsis: The Quichua del Oriente & Shuar Peoples of the Ecuador Amazon present Sacha Huarmi, a performance of traditional Indigenous music and dance. The American Indian Community House (AICH) is an urban Indian center that services the needs of the Native people living in New York City and welcomes Native visitors to the city. AICH was founded in 1969 and has become a de facto neighborhood serving as a meeting place for the diverse Native community of the New York City area. The Community House offers a variety of services ranging from substance abuse and HIV counseling, to career assistance. It is also home to the only Indian owned and operated art gallery in New York City. The AICHs Performing Arts Department has become an important resource for Native visual and performance artists. Through its programming, performance has become an important educational vehicle, both for the Native and non-Native NY community. The Badger's Corner, initiated in the 1980s, is an education-via-entertainment vehicle for the AICHs visual and performing arts department programs. Taking its name from the Pueblo legend of the four-legged creature who led the Pueblo people out of the underworld after the great flood, the intent of its programming is to inform and challenge people to rethink their concept(s) of Native American people and customs. All performances at AICH are presented under the auspices of the Badgers Corner.
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Copyright Holder: American Indian Community House (AICH)
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