Flame Tree Arts Festival

The longest running arts and cultural festival in the western Pacific region is set to take place from April 11 through 14, 2019 at Saipan’s Civic Center Beach Park. The entertainment-packed event will feature traditional and contemporary dance, music, and visual arts, traditional canoe exhibits, and the best of local food and drink. Entrance is free! Festival hours are 5pm to 10pm on Thursday, April 11, 5pm to 12pm on Friday, April 12, 10am to 10pm on Saturday, April 13, and 12pm to 8pm on Sunday, April 14

Simånan Åmut Natibu/ Sumwóólal Sáfeyal Falúw/Native Medicinal Week – Åmut Demonstrations & Tasting 2

As part of the Indigenous Affairs Office’s long-term commitment to assist Inetnun Åmut yan Kutturan Natibu/Mwiischil Safey me Kkoor Aramasal Faluw, a CNMI-wide non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the practice of traditional healing arts, a series of Åmut Demonstrations are being held throughout September.

Åmut is the Chamorro word for medicine. These Åmut Demonstrations provide a rare opportunity for members of the community, of all ages and cultural backgrounds, to engage in the preparation processes and applications of traditional Chamorro and Carolinian medicine. Participants will observe, interact with and learn from some of the foremost practitioners of these healing arts–fading art forms that are highly in need of preservation for future generations.

Key dates are as follows:

Sept 18 & 20, 4pm – 5:30pm presentation and tasting sponsored by Indigenous Affairs Office. Location of event will be at the Indigenous Affairs Office on Capitol Hill.

Sept 22, 12pm – 4pm presented by Inetnun Åmut yan Kutturan Natibu sponsored by Indigenous Affairs Office. Location will be at the Indigenous Affairs Office on Capitol Hill.

Simånan Åmut Natibu/ Sumwóólal Sáfeyal Falúw/Native Medicinal Week – Åmut Demonstrations & Tasting 1B

As part of the Indigenous Affairs Office’s long-term commitment to assist Inetnun Åmut yan Kutturan Natibu/Mwiischil Safey me Kkoor Aramasal Faluw, a CNMI-wide non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the practice of traditional healing arts, a series of Åmut Demonstrations are being held throughout September.

Åmut is the Chamorro word for medicine. These Åmut Demonstrations provide a rare opportunity for members of the community, of all ages and cultural backgrounds, to engage in the preparation processes and applications of traditional Chamorro and Carolinian medicine. Participants will observe, interact with and learn from some of the foremost practitioners of these healing arts–fading art forms that are highly in need of preservation for future generations.

Key dates are as follows:

Sept 18 & 20, 4pm – 5:30pm presentation and tasting sponsored by Indigenous Affairs Office. Location of event will be at the Indigenous Affairs Office on Capitol Hill.

Sept 22, 12pm – 4pm presented by Inetnun Åmut yan Kutturan Natibu sponsored by Indigenous Affairs Office. Location will be at the Indigenous Affairs Office on Capitol Hill.

Simånan Åmut Natibu/ Sumwóólal Sáfeyal Falúw/Native Medicinal Week – Åmut Demonstrations & Tasting 1A

Åmut is the indigenous Chamorro word for medicine. As part of the Indigenous Affairs Office’s long term commitment to supporting Inetnun Åmut yan Kutturan Natibu, a CNMI-wide non-profit organization dedicated to traditional medicinal practices, a series of Åmut Demonstrations are being held throughout the month of September.

These demonstrations provide a rare opportunity for members of the community, of all ages and cultural backgrounds, to engage in the preparation processes and applications of traditional Chamorro and Carolinian medicine. Participants will observe, interact with and learn from some of the foremost practitioners of these healing arts–fading art forms that are highly in need of preservation for our future generations. See an overview of IAO’s scheduled Åmut Demonstrations listed below.

Sept. 8, 12pm – 4pm presented by Inetnun Åmut yan Kutturan Natibu and sponsored by Indigenous Affairs Office. Location of event will be at Civic Center, gi Guma’ Higai known as Seafaring Traditions Program Canoe House

Sept. 18 & 20 – 4pm – 5:30pm presentation and tasting sponsored by Indigenous Affairs Office. Location of event will be at the Indigenous Affairs Office on Capitol Hill

Sept. 22 – 12pm – 4pm presented by Inetnun Åmut yan Kutturan Natibu sponsored by Indigenous Affairs Office. Location will be at the Indigenous Affairs Office on Capitol Hill

Simånan Åmut Natibu/ Sumwóólal Sáfeyal Falúw/Native Medicinal Week – Åmut Demonstrations & Tasting I

Åmut is the indigenous Chamorro word for medicine. As part of the Indigenous Affairs Office’s long term commitment to supporting Inetnun Åmut yan Kutturan Natibu, a CNMI-wide non-profit organization dedicated to traditional medicinal practices, a series of Åmut Demonstrations are being held throughout the month of September.

These demonstrations provide a rare opportunity for members of the community, of all ages and cultural backgrounds, to engage in the preparation processes and applications of traditional Chamorro and Carolinian medicine. Participants will observe, interact with and learn from some of the foremost practitioners of these healing arts–fading art forms that are highly in need of preservation for our future generations. See an overview of IAO’s scheduled Åmut Demonstrations listed below.

Sept. 8, 12pm – 4pm presented by Inetnun Åmut yan Kutturan Natibu and sponsored by Indigenous Affairs Office. Location of event will be at Civic Center, gi Guma’ Higai known as Seafaring Traditions Program Canoe House

Sept. 18 & 20 – 4pm – 5:30pm presentation and tasting sponsored by Indigenous Affairs Office. Location of event will be at the Indigenous Affairs Office on Capitol Hill

Sept. 22 – 12pm – 4pm presented by Inetnun Åmut yan Kutturan Natibu sponsored by Indigenous Affairs Office. Location will be at the Indigenous Affairs Office on Capitol Hill