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To become canonized as a saint, there needs to be two verifiable postmortem miracles. Canonization (sainthood) requires two miracles, whereas beatification (blessed) requires only one. Furthermore, there needs to be evidence of: 1) having led an exemplary life of goodness and virtue worthy of imitation, 2) having died a heroic death (martyrdom), or 3) having undergone a major conversion of heart where a previous immoral life is abandoned and replaced by one of outstanding holiness.


Formally declared saints are chosen ultimately by the pope, but only after a thorough investigation of the life, writings, and legacy of the saintly candidate. Testimony from witnesses and experts, physical evidence, and the entire life of the person is examined with fine detail.


Thusly, Sainthood is reserved for those men and women who have truly performed a series of miracles for the betterment of people (suffering or not), however Sainthood should not be accorded to those persons who participated in Colonial systems of conquest and coercive conversions such as practiced by the Hispanic Empire in partnership with the Catholic Church. This colonial system of empire expansion and conquest not only by Spain, but by the other European powers as well, brought nothing but death and destruction to millions of innocent Native people residing in the Americas, and to other indigenous people around world.


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Hear the Sounds of a Muwekma Ohlone Chochenyo Song in the "San Jose Suite"

at the San Jose Jazz Summerfest 2015

One of the Bay Area’s biggest music festivals

Fri, Sat & Sun, August 7-9, 2015 — Downtown San Jose, CA


Etienne Charles: “San Jose Suite” (World Premiere)

Aug 8, Saturday - 3pm
California Theatre Stage

Etienne Charles & Creole Soul
Sat,
Aug 8 - 6pm
Umpqua Bank Stage

Composer, arranger, recording artist and educator Etienne Charles is one of the most compelling and exciting young jazz artists on the scene, ushering the genre into groundbreaking new territory. The young trumpeter and bandleader performs the world premiere of his San Jose Suite, borne of influences from San Jose, CA; San Jose, Costa Rica; and Charles’ native St. Joseph, Trinidad.


The San Jose Suite explores stories, rituals, native chants, rhythms, and other cultural elements that shaped the three San Jose cities. This musical exploration will take place through a mix of composition and improvisation, with each movement of the 60?75 minute piece introducing cultural and historical icons, traditions, and milestone events in the history of the cities.


Charles is known to deliver a unique spin on Creole-oriented tunes, including covers from past masters ranging from Bob Marley to Thelonious Monk. His latest album Creole Soul is a captivating journey of new jazz expression, formed from his Trinidadian background. Charles has also performed with a vast range of musicians, from Roberta Flack, Rene Marie, and David Rudder to Wynton Marsalis, Johnny Mandel, and the Count Basie Orchestra, in addition to his work as Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies at Michigan State University.


More Info and Lineup:

http://summerfest.sanjosejazz.org/artists/etienne-charles-san-jose-suite

http://www.etiennecharles.com/

https://vimeo.com/134135055


MUWEKMA OHLONE TRIBAL EVENTS AND COMMUNITY EVENTS
8th American Indian Heritage Celebration, Sept. 12, 2015 - Save the Date Card #1
8th American Indian Heritage Celebration, Sept. 12, 2015 - Save the Date Card #1
8th American Indian Heritage Celebration, Sept. 12, 2015 - Save the Date Card #2 - Front
8th American Indian Heritage Celebration, Sept. 12, 2015 - Save the Date Card #2 - Front
8th American Indian Heritage Celebration, Sept. 12, 2015 - Save the Date Card #2 - Back
8th American Indian Heritage Celebration, Sept. 12, 2015 - Save the Date Card #2 - Back
8th American Indian Heritage Celebration, Sept. 12, 2015 - Save the Date Card #3 - Front
8th American Indian Heritage Celebration, Sept. 12, 2015 - Save the Date Card #3 - Front
8th American Indian Heritage Celebration, Sept. 12, 2015 - Save the Date Card #3 - Back
8th American Indian Heritage Celebration, Sept. 12, 2015 - Save the Date Card #3 - Back
8th American Indian Heritage Celebration, Sept. 12, 2015 - FLYER
8th American Indian Heritage Celebration, Sept. 12, 2015 - FLYER
8th American Indian Heritage Celebration, Sept. 12, 2015 - Schedule of Events FLYER
8th American Indian Heritage Celebration, Sept. 12, 2015 - Schedule of Events FLYER
2015 AIHC Vendor Application Form - Deadline September 3, 2015
2015 AIHC Vendor Application Form - Deadline September 3, 2015
AIHC 2015 Honoring Resistance Leaders Nomination Form - Deadline August 21, 2015
AIHC 2015 Honoring Resistance Leaders Nomination Form - Deadline August 21, 2015

PAST EVENT FLYERS

Society for American Archaeology 80th Annual Meeting, Native American Welcome Reception April 17, 2015 - FLYER
Society for American Archaeology 80th Annual Meeting, Native American Welcome Reception April 17, 2015 - FLYER
Second Annual SJSU Cultural Showcase, April 23, 2015 - FLYER
Second Annual SJSU Cultural Showcase, April 23, 2015 - FLYER
San Francisco State University 40th Anniversary Powwow, May 3, 2015 - Save the Date Card
San Francisco State University 40th Anniversary Powwow, May 3, 2015 - Save the Date Card
Drum for the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors - Made and Created by Pablo Viramontes
Drum for the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors - Made and Created by Pablo Viramontes
44th Annual Stanford Powwow, May 8-10, 2015 - FLYER
44th Annual Stanford Powwow, May 8-10, 2015 - FLYER
Muwekma Ohlone Tribe Article for Stanford Powwow Program 2015
Muwekma Ohlone Tribe Article for Stanford Powwow Program 2015
Join the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe at the Following Events
8th Santa Clara County American Indian Heritage Celebration
Saturday, September 12, 2015, 12pm-10pm
Muwekma Ohlone Tribe setting up an Information and Cultural Exhibit Booth (9am set-up, 12pm-7pm booth hours)
– To Volunteer in the Muwekma Booth Contact Monica V. Arellano at Marellano@muwekma.org

Location: Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, Pavilion Hall, 344 Tully Rd, San Jose, CA 95111

Cost: Free; *Parking $5*

For More Information Contact: Monica V. Arellano at
americanindianheritage@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/pages/American-Indian-Heritage-Celebration/634033696668989

*The Muwekma Ohlone Tribe of the San Francisco Bay Area is a Tribal Sponsor for this Event


Download the following AIHC Documents Here:

AIHC Save the Date Card #1

AIHC Save the Date Card #2

AIHC Save the Date Card #3

AIHC Event Flyer

AIHC Schedule of Events Flyer

AIHC Vendor Application Form

AIHC Honoring American Indian Resistance Leaders Nomination Form



PAST EVENTS

National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies
2015 National Conference
(April 15 - 18, 2015)
Friday, April 17, 2015, 12pm
Muwekma Welcoming & Opening Blessing by Monica V. Arellano, Muwekma Tribal Vice Chairwoman and Gloria E. Gomez, Muwekma Tribal Councilwoman at 12:20pm
Location: Parc 55 Hotel San Francisco - A Hilton Hotel, 55 Cyril Magnin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
For more info
http://www.naccs.org/naccs/General_Info.asp


Society for American Archaeology 80th Annual Meeting
April 15-19, 2015, Location: Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O'Farrell St., San Francisco, CA, 94102
Cost: Conference Registration Fee
For more info http://saa.org/AbouttheSociety/AnnualMeeting/tabid/138/Default.aspx

--> Friday, April 17, 2015, 6:45pm-8:45pm, Room 19-20
Native American Welcome Reception

--> Saturday, April 18, 2015, Room: Franciscan CD

[293] SYMPOSIUM ANCESTRAL NATIVE AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Presentation by Alan Leventhal, Muwekma Ethno-Historian and Archaeologist and Rosemary Cambra, Muwekma Tribal Chairwoman on Shellmounds of the San Francisco Bay as Sacred Landscapes


Time: 8:45 a.m.

Presentation by Karen Gardner, Eric J. Bartelink, Antoinette Martinez, Alan Leventhal, Muwekma Ethno-Historian and Archaeologist, and Rosemary Cambra, Muwekma Tribal Chairwoman on Feeding the Ranks: Correlating Social Organization and Dietary Patterns at the Yukisma Mound (CA-SCL-38)

See a copy of the presentation schedule at

http://www.saa.org/Portals/0/SAA/Meetings/2015%20program/Final_2015%20program.pdf (Page 248)



Second Annual San Jose State University Cultural Showcase
Thursday, April 23, 2015, 6pm-9:30pm (doors open at 5pm)
Muwekma Welcoming & Opening Blessing by Monica V. Arellano, Muwekma Tribal Vice Chairwoman at 6pm

Location: San José State University, 1 Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192
Student Union Ballroom (top floor)
Cost: Free, get tickets at
Eventbrite free tickets



40th Anniversary San Francisco State University Powwow - Celebration of Nations
Sunday, May 3, 2015, 11am-6pm
Muwekma Welcoming & Opening Blessing by Monica V. Arellano, Muwekma Ohlone Tribal Vice Chairwoman at 11am
Location: San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132 - Main Campus Lawn
Cost: Free, Parking Garage $7
For more info go to:
www.facebook.com/sfsuskins


Gifting of Drum to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors
Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 9 a.m.
Members of the American Indian community of Santa Clara Valley will be gifting a drum to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. This gifting will take place at
9 a.m. in Council Chambers at 70 West Hedding Street in San Jose, CA, 95110.

- A Special Thank You to Pablo Viramontes who made and created the drum

- Craig Pasqua will do an overview of gifting of the drum
- Billy LeBeau will give an honor song
- Monica V. Arellano, Vice Chairwoman for the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe of the San Francisco Bay Area, will give the opening prayer

This drum is not only being gifted but will also be used in certain Council meetings as well such as calling meetings to order and adjourning meetings. This will be a very special day for American Indian people. Hopefully you can attend and take part in this historic event.


Location: Council Chambers at 70 West Hedding Street in San Jose, CA, 95110
Cost: 
There is free parking in the parking lot at 70 West Hedding for one hour. There is also metered parking around the building.


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In the event you are not able to attend, you can stream the meeting through the County website




44th Annual Stanford Powwow
Friday, May 8 - Sunday, May 10, 2015 - Mother's Day Weekend
Muwekma Ohlone Tribe setting up an Information and Cultural Exhibit Booth (5/8, 1pm Set-up; 5/9, 9am set-up, 11am-6pm booth hours, 6pm clean-up; No booth set-up on 5/10) – To Volunteer in the Muwekma Booth Contact Monica V. Arellano at
Marellano@muwekma.org
Location: Eucalyptus Grove, Stanford University Campus (Off Galvez Street)
Cost: Free