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Rasmuson Theater Celebration Featuring Pamyua
November 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0Free
Enjoy the music and dance interpretations of Pamyua as the National Museum of the American Indian celebrates 15 years of outstanding programs by Native and non-Native thinkers and performers in the museum’s beautiful Rasmuson Theater. Brothers Stephen and Phillip Blanchett, of Yup’ik and African American descent, formed Pamyua in 1995, with traditional Yup’ik dancer and culture bearer Ossie Kairaiuak joining them in 1996.
This event is free and open to the public, registration is required to attend.
Revered across Europe and North America, Pamyua brings a unique style and contemporary twist to Yup’ik drum-dance songs. Experience the group’s special cultural harmony and learn more about Inuit culture through this celebration of one of the great cultural arts venues on the National Mall.
Photo: Pamyua (courtesy of the artists)