Created Equal Film & Arts Series

Join us for a dynamic, engaging and interactive program focusing on the powerful and enduring connections that Indigenous people have with the natural world. The program features acclaimed choreographer and dancer Rulan Tangen, performers from Dancing Earth, and scholar-environmental activist Dina Gilio-Whitaker.

Free  |  Open to the public  |  Light Refreshments


Rulan TangenRulan Tangen
artistic founding director
Dancing Earth Creations

Dina Gilio Whitaker imageDina Gilio-Whitaker
educator, scholar, and activist 
author of "As Long As Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice,
from Colonization to Standing Rock"

Lois Brown photomoderator
Lois Brown, PhD

director - Center for the Study of Race and Democracy                                              
Foundation Professor of English
Arizona State University
Mathew Sandoval headshotmoderator
Mathew Sandoval, PhD
honors faculty fellow - Barrett, the honors College
faculty fellow - Center for the Study of Race and Democracy
Arizona State University


Phoenix Indian School Visitor Center (PISVC)Phoenix Indian School Visitors Center
Steele Indian School Park
300 E. Indian School Rd.  Phoenix, AZ 85012

The Visitors Center is located in the central area of the park, in the "Circle of Life," next to Memorial Hall. The building is marked in purple on the map.
Park Map


PISVC is located in Steele Indian School Park at N. 3rd St. and E. Indian School Rd. in Phoenix. For driving directions, click on the map button below and then select "Directions," or contact our office.


The 3rd Street parking lot is the closest parking to the Phoenix Indian School Vistor Center. This lot is accessible via the 3rd Street/Indian School entrance to the park. Review the parking map for additional parking options:

Public Transportation

Steele Indian School Park is easily accessible by public transportation including light rail and bus. There are two light rail stops near the park at Central Ave./Campbell and Central Ave./Indian School Rd. For more information about public transportation options, visit the Valley Metro:

Volunteer in support of Dancing Earth and the Natural World.

Your service as a volunteer will help make this program a great success and have a positive impact on our community. Be an Architect of Change and sign up to volunteer with the CSRD!

Volunteer Information:

  • Each volunteer shift is a minimum of 1 hour
  • Volunteers may sign up for multiple shifts
  • CSRD will sign off on community service/volunteer paperwork or write letters on your behalf
  • If these shifts do not fit with your schedule, but you would still like to volunteer, please contact us to arrange a custom volunteer schedule
Dancing Earth image
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Phoenix Indian School Visitors Center
Steele Indian School Park
300 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix