Living Under Occupation: From Turtle Island to Palestine

With Frank Waln & Lenna Zahran Nasr 

6-8 p.m., Monday, April 29, 2019 @ AANM


UPDATE: this event is at full capacity + the location has been changed; it will take place at AANM. 

Lakota music artist and AANM resident artist Frank Waln and Lenna Zahran Nasr of Palestinian Youth Movement will discuss settler colonialism from Turtle Island to Palestine through a reflection on Frank’s trip to Palestine where he met with Palestinian artists and organizers to hear their stories. Dinner provided!  

Participants will have the opportunity to engage in writing exercises surrounding themes of the discussion with potential of having their words included in a new piece of music by Frank Waln! 

This event is all ages, with teens and college-aged youth encouraged to attend. 


Frank Waln in concert
8 p.m., Friday, May 3 @ AANM 

AANM is a Partner of the National Performance Network (NPN). This project is made possible in part by support from the NPN Artist Engagement Fund. Major contributors include the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency). For more information visit Part of AANM's Artists + Residents program.

Image: PYM's From Turtle Island to Palestine delegation, November 2018. More info about the project here.

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