Weaving the River at the Quindaro Symposium: Strength Through Numbers

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Presented by Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area at Memorial Hall, Kansas City KS

Apr 19 - 21 2018
Weaving the River at the Quindaro Symposium: Strength Through Numbers presented by Weaving the River at the Quindaro Symposium: Strength Through Numbers at ,

Weaving the River is an immersive art experience that celebrates the underrecognized history of the Wyandot Indian Settlement of Quindaro and current Western University Alumni Association and Unified Government of Wyandotte County Quindaro Townsite.

Jillian Youngbird will weave a river from sticks and resources collected from the Quindaro settlement and yarn steeped in water of the Missouri. This installation includes a soundscape composed by Jen Appell using natural samples collected on the historic grounds, voices of residents, songs of slavery and Wyandot Nation music. This physical interpretation of Quindaro, meaning bundle of sticks or stronger together, represents the strength of weaving together a community. The topography of the

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Registration for the symposium required by Sunday, April 8, 2018.

Contact: 785-856-5300

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Memorial Hall

600 North 7th Street Trafficway, Kansas City, KS 66101

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