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First Nations Festival: An Evening of Music by Indigenous Composers

Hosted by the choirs of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Saint Paul UMC, Westminster Presbyterian, Standing Bear High School, and Lincoln North Star, attendees will be treated to an unforgettable evening of Indigenous music, art, and storytelling

Starts at 7:30 pm
Saint Paul United Methodist Church
1144 M St
Lincoln NE 68508
First Nations Festival Coordinator ,
The First Nations Festival will take place on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024, at 7:30 pm at the Saint Paul United Methodist Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. This groundbreaking event aims to celebrate Indigenous choral art, showcase the talents of First Nations artists, and foster cultural exchange and understanding.

The First Nations Festival is free and open to the public.

The event will feature performances by students from Standing Bear High School and Lincoln North Star High School, as well as multiple University of Nebraska-Lincoln choirs, and two local church choirs. Nebraska youth poet laureate poet Aliyah AmericanHorse and Indigenous artist Sarah Rowe will also be presenting their work, alongside distinguished guests including UMC Bishop David Wilson and Lakota-Sioux Composer Linthicum Blackhorse.

Join in honoring Indigenous culture and creativity at the First Nations Festival – an evening that promises to inspire, uplift, and unite communities through the power of music and art.

For more information and media inquiries, please contact Mary Young at or 585-545-9852.

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This event originated in Diversity at UNL.