Celebrating Indigenous Culture


We know that Americas and specifically, southwestern Pennsylvania were once home to Indigenous People, but what do we know about the Indigenous People still here, living among us? Reflection “Our Journey in the Indigenous Community of Pittsburgh: Aspirations for the Future” by Miguel Sague; Reflection “How We Can Be Present with Indigenous People in Pittsburgh?” by Erica Shadowsong, Director of Lifespan Religious Education. Music by Kris Rust, Director of Vocal Music; Afro Yaqui Music Collective; and Michele Bankole. Fancy Dance by Morgan Overton.

Guest speaker Miguel Sague is a Cuban-born American of Taino heritage and prominent Pittsburgh artist and activist. Miguel serves as a medicine man for the Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center and is a founding member of the Canay Indigenous Spiritual Circle.