Native American Heritage Month Events to Take Place

Native American Heritage Month events will kick-off at 8 p.m., Nov. 7, in the Student Union Building Down Under. Howard Lyons, musician, will be performing and food will be provided.

At 1:30 p.m., Nov. 8, in the Student Union Building Activities Room, Daniel Mandell, associate professor of history, will speak about “Shifting Images of Indians and Notions of Race in America”- the emergence of the American romantic notion of Indians and its intersection with developing concepts of race in the North, circa 1790-1900.

Flintnapper Tim Murphy will demonstrate how stone knives and arrowheads are made at 1:30 p.m., Nov. 10, in Violette Hall 1146.

Stanley Holder from the U.S. Department of Education, Indian Affairs will provide an authentic historical and anthropological presentation on Native American culture at 4:30 p.m., Nov. 15, in Baldwin Hall 349.

At 1:30 p.m., Nov. 16, in McClain Hall 349, Mike Davis, professor of anthropology, will present a slide show on historical photographs of Plains Indians.

Contact Sunnie Hughes at 785.4142 for more information.
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