Dec 6, 2019
Dec 8, 2019

Indian Market and Social

Coordinated by La MaMa Indigenous Initiative & Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective
Director Safe Harbors: Muriel Borst Tarrant (Kuna/ Rappahannock Nations)
Indian Market Managing Director/Coordinator: Kevin Tarrant (Hopi/ Hochunk Nations)

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Just in time for the Holidays: the Indian Market and Social offers a unique shopping opportunity for visitors to purchase traditional and contemporary works—including silver and semi-precious jewelry, ceramics, fine apparel, handwoven baskets, traditional beadwork, dolls, paintings, prints, and sculpture—by some of the finest Native American artists from across the Nation.  Join us for food, socializing, games, raffles, and door prizes at the Native American Social, there will be singing, dancing, storytelling, and performances during the market.


Friday, December 6th | 12pm-8pm

Saturday, December 7th | 11am-10pm

Sunday, December 8th | 11am-7pm


NativeTec – Mattinecock, Queens New York – Wampum Jewelry

Inca Maki – Ecuadorian, New York, New York – Andean Clothing

Jacqueline Brown-Jackson – Lakota, New York, New York – Native American Beadwork and Jewelry

David Chavez – Lakota, Mexican, Piscataway, New Jersey – Quill Work, Beadwork, Trade Beads

KwiioCouture – Mohawk, Akwesasne, New York – Contemporary Native American Jewelry

Lester Ortiz – Dine’, Gallup, New Mexico – Handcrafted Silver Jewelry

Little Wing Beading – Oneida, Bronx, New York – Native American Beadwork & Jewelry

Pete Yazzie – Navajo, New Mexico – Native American Crafts and Jewelry

Rudy Lazzaro Designs – Inca, Argentina, New York, New York – Silver Handcrafted Jewelry

Ricky Ortiz – Dine’, Gallup, New Mexico – Southwest Silversmith

Tonan Thali Artesians Mexicana – Mexican, New York, New York – Embroidery Clothing

Wampum Magic – Unkechaug, Poospatuck, New York – Wampum Jewelry


The La MaMa Indigenous Initiative focuses on working with Indigenous communities nationally and internationally. The initiative aims to provide a platform for Indigenous arts and culture while promoting Indigenous artists to audiences in New York, other parts of the nation and in other countries. La MaMa Experimental Theatre, with its history in Social Justice has a long standing collaborative history with the Indigenous Theatre nationally and internationally for over three decades. Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective Founder Murielle Borst-Tarrant and La MaMa Artistic Director Mia Yoo initially established the Safe Habors Indigenous Collective to spear head original Indigenous programming. Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective and the La MaMa Indigenous Initiative remain a collaborative in that vision and legacy.

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