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American Indian Heritage

Nov. 1 NE Campus will kick off its American Indian Heritage Month celebration with the Bear Claw Drum Group accompanied by singers and dancers 2-4 p.m. in the grassy areas by the Chess Board between NBSS and NCAB.

Nov. 8 Students can explore the process of learning and transmitting knowledge similar to many Native American tribes, through observation and integration on NE Campus with NE government professor Lisa Uhlir. Native Education and Community, The First Avatar will be held 10-11 a.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111).

Nov. 8 Participants can listen to a Native American TCC student discuss issues relative to his family’s lives. Trials and Triumphs: Native American Narratives will be held 2-3 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus.

Nov. 13 A five-member panel of local Native American leaders will discuss current topics with NE students noon-2 p.m. in the NSTU Center Corner. The event will open with the Lord’s Prayer in Indian sign language.

Nov. 14 South Campus will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a storyteller, a performance and free food noon-2 p.m. in the SSTU cafeteria.

Nov. 14 Choctaw History and Demonstrations will be held 2-3 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506). Anthony Thompson, a Haiyip Atuklo, will show students how to play rabbit stick and stickball and discuss tribal life prior to removal from Indian lands.

Nov. 15 NE dance professor Linda Quinn will explain how powwow dances promote unity within the community in Necessary Circles 2-3 p.m. in the Galley (NSTU 1506) on NE Campus.

Nov. 16-17 Students can attend a retreat on NE Campus designed to connect or re-connect to Native American culture using reflective practices, storytelling and circle dialogue. Native Circles Retreat will be held 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Galley (NSTU 1506).

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