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Afriye We-kandodis: Telling Our Stories To Be Free

January 13, 2018 @ 3:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

Selma, AL based singer, performer and Sister Song womb-maker, Afriye We-kandodis will present a two-part performance examining the themes present in Keeper of My Mothers’ Dreams. Sista Yo Mama U n Me Too shares the story of violation then reclamation and transformation as an enslaved woman grapples rape and how she spoke life into the spirit of a fellow tribesman who was used to violate her.   Through the performance, I Am Laura Nelson, We-Kandodis will bring voice and life to Laura Nelson,  a woman that was lynched with her 12 year old son, LD, on May 25, 1911.

Made possible by the Herbert Simon Family Foundation, Alan Mills and Sun King Brewery.

Image: Afriye We-Kandodis by Kathryn Mayo from her We Are Selma Project.

 

Details

Date:
January 13, 2018
Time:
3:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Tube Factory artspace
1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Phone:
3174506630
Website:
www.bigcar.org