We Tell Stories: A Night of Native American Art

11/5/2008 - By: Jon Fortenbury

Within the next week, three events will be held at the University of Nevada, Reno in celebration of Native American Heritage Month.

On Nov. 5, the Center for Student Cultural Diversity and the Native American Student Organization will host “We Tell Stories: A Night of Native American Art.” At this event, the contemporary view of Native American life and the struggle of holding on to the traditions will be presented through poems, music, dancing and art. This is a free event located in the Joe Crowley Student Union Theater from 7 - 9 p.m. For more information, call the Center for Student Cultural Diversity at 784-4936 or email Kenny Dyer-Redner at kdyerredner@unr.edu.

On Nov. 7, the Native American Student Organization will host “Indian Taco Fundraiser” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in room 1003 of the William Raggio Building. The proceeds will go to the Native American Student Organization, an organization comprised of students with the purpose of bringing the Native culture and tradition to the university’s campus.

On Nov. 12, Dr. David Kemppainen will facilitate a community drum circle at the Joe Crowley Student Union in Ballroom C. For more information on this event, contact Kari Emm at (775) 784-4936 or kemm@unr.edu.

To learn more about the Intertribal Higher Education Program, visit the Center for Student Cultural Diversity’s website. This website also includes information on American Indian Scholarships, partnerships and programming. For more information, contact Kari Emm at (775) 784-4936 or via email at kemm@unr.edu.


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