Sun, Nov 19|
Common Ground, Native American storytelling, crafts, and activities
Gene Albitre, Lori Myers and Sean Navejas present "Common Ground." Enjoy an afternoon of Native American storytelling, crafts and activities.
Time & Location
Nov 19, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Bakersfield, 2018 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
About the Event
November 19, 2023
12PM - 4PM
Gene Albitre - is a retired Native American spiritual healer and has contributed through many roles over the years. Since the age of 14, Gene has worked all aspects of rawhide, using buffalo, elk, deer and other animal skins. His Native American culture has taught him to work on animals so that nothing would be wasted. He crafts rattles, drums, cookware, and practices the art of beading.
Lori Myers - exploded into the art world with her unique line of handcrafted Native American jewelry. She is an Alaskan native from Sitka, Alaska and a Tlingit indian, member of the raven clan, house of dog-salmon. She teaches beading classes across the country, and can often be found at the Arts Council of Kern's art walk.
Sean Navejas - a dynamic and creative photographer/ videographer hailing from Bakersfield. Sean serves as the full -time videographer for the Arts Council of Kern. Here, her combines his passion for storytelling and art, bringing to life the narratives of local artists from the community. His work continues to inspire and connect people, capturing the essence of local talent through his lens.
There will be no extra charge for attending this event…just the normal museum entrance fee.