Canku Ota - A Newsletter Celebrating Native America
October 7, 2000 - Issue 20

Celebrate Indigenous People's Day!
Art by Diane Way

"Dancing The Circle"

From October 12th through the 15th at San Jose City College, Ableza, a Native American Arts and Film Institute in San Jose, CA presents the World Premier of "Dancing The Circle," a new Native American multimedia musical.

"Dancing The Circle" shows how Spirit gifted music to the people, past and present.

"Dancing The Circle" features traditional and contemporary dance and music of American Indian, Aztec, Mayan, California Indian, Canadian, and Central and South American Indigenous peoples!

"Dancing The Circle" features Native dancers and singers, Native rap group 'WithOut Rezervation', JUNO award nominated musician Elizabeth Hill, Native film, TV and stage actor Jack Kohler, music from Jeff Chambers and Ben Cunningham and the Northern California Native Flute Circle, and more!

"Dancing The Circle" will World Premiere in a limited engagement from October 12th through 14th at 8:00 PM, and October 15th at 4:30 PM on the main theatre stage of San Jose City College.

For more information and tickets to enjoy "Dancing The Circle," call Ableza at 408-267-4609. You can visit Ableza on the worldwide web at


Diane Way or David Yohn
Ableza Institute
1279 Mildred Ave.
San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 267-4609 fax: (408) 267-9609



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