Fiddler Jordi Kleiner accompanied Indigenous Peoples’ Day concert opener Mark Cleveland, a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist who performs Native American and world music.
Along with playing music, Cleveland talked to the crowd about Indigenous Peoples’ Day and the upcoming presidential election.
Cleveland played guitar and flute during his performance.
Scotti Clifford Jr. and Wahpe Waste Win Clifford played a few covers, including music originally by Of Monsters and Men and Hozier, before Scatter Their Own performed.
Scatter Their Own, an Oglala Lakota alternative rock band, headlined the Indigenous Peoples’ Day concert at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall on Monday.
The band is comprised of husband and wife Scotti Clifford and Juliana Brown Eyes-Clifford.
Scatter Their Own performed a 45-minute set of mostly original music, including a song dedicated to those protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Scotti Clifford and Juliana Brown Eyes-Clifford also took part in a panel discussion earlier Monday at the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian.
The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian organized a concert to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall. Scatter Their Own, a band from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, headlined the concert. Mark Cleveland, a performer from Chicago who plays Native American and world music, also played the show. The concert was part of Evanston Indigenous Peoples' Day events, which included a rally against the Dakota Access Pipeline Project earlier in the day.
Editor's note: a previous version of this story said Scatter Your Own was an Oglala Dakota band. This is incorrect. Scatter Your Own is a Oglala Lakota band. NBN regrets this error, and made the change at 10:50 p.m. on Oct. 11.