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Cultural event on the occasion of the 11th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
8 May 2012 -  Master of Ceremonies: Roberto Mucaro Agueibama Borrero (Taíno); welcome remarks by Grand Chief Ed John,Chairperson of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, and Ms. Jane Fletcher, Deputy Director at the New Zealand Office of Treaty Settlements; music by Sak Tzevul, Chiapas (Mexico), Maori performance by Kahurangi Performing Arts Theatre (New Zealand), dances of Sherpa and Tamang indigenous peoples (Federation of Indigenous Women of Nepal in America), blessing song and sacred circle dance by Elleyada (Republic of Sakha, Russian Federation), dance of the Chakma people (Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh), Masaai performance by MPIDO (Kenya), and music from the Andes by ANDES MANTA (Ecuador).