Kintecoying Now

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM


Join FAB, RedMoon Arts and Safe Harbors NYC on for the second event in our series KINTECOYING NOW!

Performances, interactive art activities, artisan vendors, and presentations by Indigenous/Native American artists and culture bearers!!

Manhattan has always been a gathering and trading place for many Indigenous peoples, where Nations intersected from all four directions since time immemorial. It was a place to gather and sometimes to seek refuge during times of conflict and struggle. We pay respect to all of their ancestors past, present, to their future generations. We acknowledge that our work is situated on the island of Manhattan (Menohhannet – On the Island) traditional lands of the Munsee Lenape, the Canarsie, Unkechaug, Matinecock, Shinnecock, Reckgawanc and the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. We respect that many Indigenous people continue to live and work on this island and acknowledge their ongoing contributions to this area.

The area of Astor Place, according to modern day sources, was originally known as Kintecoying (“Crossroads of Nations”) and served as a place for meeting, trade, diplomacy, and games by Munsee Lenape, Canarsie, Sapohannikan, Manhattan, and other Nations. KINTECOYING NOW is intended to activate the site with work by Indigenous/Native American artists, artisans, and culture bearers in order to honor and recognize its history.

Made possible through funding from the National Endowment for the Arts
Graphic features artwork by Dennis RedMoon Darkeem.

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