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Native American events announced
Miami University has announced spring semester events as part of the university's Native American theme for the 1998-99 school year.
Andy Warhol's entire cowboy and Indian series will be among the 22 works on display Feb. 2 - March 28 at the art museum.
Native American novelist James Welch, author of Winter in the Blood, Fool's Crow and Killing Custer, will speak at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the Bachelor Reading Room.
Adolph Greenberg and George Esber, professors of anthropology, will talk about recent access regulations at Hueco Tanks State Historical Park at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in 115 Shideler Hall.
Alicia Fedelina Gonzales Chàvez, professor of educational leadership, will lead a discussion on considering relationships with spirituality and nature in daily life at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, in Shriver Center Heritage Room. Also, Spirit and Nature will be shown, featuring messages from the Dalai Lama, a Native American elder, a rabbi, an Islamic scholar and a Protestant minister.
Two keynote speakers of Abenaki ancestry will featured at this annual event, held from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 20, in Shriver Center: Joseph Bruchac, storyteller and author of more than 50 books for children and adults, and James Bruchac, storyteller and outdoor specialist.
This video tells the story of Leonard Peltier, a Native American imprisoned for life after a gun battle with the FBI at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. It will be shown at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 4, in the Shriver Center multipurpose room.
For additional information, contact Bobbe Burke in Miami's office of student activities at (513) 529-2268.