Delicious hand-harvested, hand-parched wild rice from Net Lake (Net Lake is very special because it is the best wild rice in the world, no motorboats are allowed on the lake, parched from golden brown husk and one pint pure Maple syrup tapped from Sharon Day’s farm in Center City. Sharon is a beloved Board Member of Pangea World Theater and we are so grateful to her for all the gifts she shares with us. Bid on this one of a kind gift today!
Sharon M. Day, Ojibwe is the Executive Director and a founder of the Indigenous Peoples Task Force (IPTF), formerly known as the Minnesota American Indian AIDS Task Force. She leads IPTF’s flagship program, Ikidowin Youth Theater Ensemble, and mentors youth via theatrical expressivity. Ikidowin young artists have performed many plays written by her. She is an artist, musician, and writer. Her play, We will do it for the Water has been produced by Pangea World theater. As an actor she has performed with Pangea World Theater, Spiderwoman Theater, Illusion Theater, American History Theater and with festivals at the Guthrie and Ordway. An environmental activist, she has led 20 plus Water Walks since 2011, walking over 10,000 miles to offer prayers for these rivers. These extended ceremonies have occurred along the banks of The Mississippi, the Ohio, the Missouri, the Cuyahoga and Salt rivers. Sharon’s many awards include the Resourceful Woman Award, the Gisela Knopka Award, BIHA’s Women of Color Award, The National Native American AIDS Prevention Resource Center’s Red Ribbon Award, the Alston Bannerman Sabbatical Award, and the Spirit Aligned Leadership Fellowship. The Governor of the State of Minnesota, and the mayors of both St. Paul and Minneapolis named November 10, 1998 after her: Sharon M. Day, Day. She is an editor of the anthology, Sing! Whisper! Shout! Pray! Feminist Visions for a Just World: Edgework Books, 2000. She is also one of two contributors to Drink of the Winds, Let the Waters Flow Free, Johnson Institute, 1978.
Pangea World Theater will contact silent auction winners and arrange pick up of larger items at Pangea's studio space located at 711 W Lake St # 101, Minneapolis, MN 55408. Small items like gift cards will be mailed out the week of June 20th.
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