If you’re in ABQ. next week, please join Wings of America and the UNM Center for Native American Health as they host a free public screening of the award-winning documentary film “Run to the East” on Thursday, March 1, 2012 from 5:30pm to 8pm in the Domenici Center Auditoriumon the UNM HSC Campus.
A special panel discussion exploring the idea of “sports as prevention” will begin at 5:30. Panel members will include Wings Program Director (and S.O.L.O. co-founder), Dustin Martin, UNM Associate Professor of Exercise Science, Dr. Len Kravitz and professional athlete and Nike N7 Ambassador, Alvina Begay. The film screening will begin promptly at 6:30.
For more info about “Run to the East” and to view the trailer, please visit: http://runtotheeast.com/
To download the official event flyer and a parking map, please visit the Wings of America News page.
Occasionally in one of the night ceremonies in March or during the Powamu one may have the satisfaction of seeing a performance of the Eagle Kachina. Usually the personator imitates the step or motion and cry of the eagle to absolute perfection. There is evidence that this kachina was imported into Zuni from the Hopi and is danced there in much the same manner that it is at Hopi. This may be why the Eagle may appear during Pamuya on First Mesa with Zuni Kachinas. This is a recent form of the Eagle. Third Mesa formerly had an eagle with an all-black body to which bits of eagle down were stuck with pitch. The headdress is not as it appears on First Mesa, and on Second Mesa the body is very frequently painted yellow and red.
Text from “Kachinas: A Hopi Artist’s Documentary” by Baron Wright, Copyright 1973 by The Heard Museum
Original Painting by Cliff Bahnimptewa.
Maria of Cochiti, 1929
Allan Clark (American), 1896-1950
Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection @ the Seattle Art Museum (SAM)
Found in the Great Room at La Posada Hotel in Winslow, AZ. Map of New York and surrounding areas. The level of detail is incredible.