Native American Celebration Month

11/01/2005

Contributed by Brooke Hansen

Native American Celebration Month kicks off Wednesday, Nov. 2 with the Haudenosaunee Singers and Dancers at 7:00 p.m. in Emerson Suites. You can learn about local Native cultures and participate in the dances too. The month continues with Native storytelling on Nov. 8 and a visit from award winning filmmaker Fidel Moreno on Nov. 15.

Events Schedule:

Nov. 2, Wednesday, Haudenosaunee Singers and Dancers, with Sherri Waterman Hopper (Onondaga Beaver Clan), 7:00 p.m. Come enjoy a participatory evening of social dancing and meet local Native artists and craftspeople. Emerson Suites in the Campus Center. For information, please contact Brooke Olson at [mailto:bolson@ithaca.edu] or 607-274-1735.

Nov. 8, Tuesday, The First Thanksgiving and Other Popular Myths: Storytelling with Perry Gound (Onondaga Turtle Clan), 7:00 p.m. Join us for an entertaining, enlightening, and educational evening! Emerson Suites in the Campus Center. For information, please contact Brooke Olson at [mailto:bolson@ithaca.edu] or 607-274-1735.

Nov. 15, Tuesday, Film presentation and talk by Fidel Moreno (Yaqui/Huichol), 7:00 p.m., Textor 102. Donít miss the opportunity to meet this award-winning filmmaker (Peyote Road, This Land is My Land: Blood, Bones and All, Wiping the Tears of Seven Generations) and CEO/creative director of Native Visions (see www.seektv.tv/affiliates/Native_Visions). Screenings will include We are the Ones and Out of the Shadows of Silence. For information, please contact Brooke Olson at [mailto:bolson@ithaca.edu] or 607-274-1735.

Sponsored by The Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, Diversity Awareness Committee, Departments of Anthropology, Sociology and History. All events are free and open to the public.

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