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October events in Native American culture

10/12/1998

OXFORD, Ohio -- The following events are scheduled in October at Miami

University as part of a yearlong celebration of Native American culture.

  • 7 p.m. Thursday, October 1, basement of Scott Hall. Discussion with Reed

    Anderson (Arts and Science) of video, "Gathering Up Again: Fiesta in Santa Fe."

    Video is shown on cable Ch. 17 Sept. 26-30.

  • 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, Hall Auditorium. Lakota-Sioux Indian Dance Theatre.

    part of Performing Arts Series. Tickets $12-$18. Call (513) 529-1847.

  • 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, Bachelor Reading Room. First of a three-part series

    about history, memory and storytelling. Discussion of Mary Rowlandson's

    Captivity Narrative from 1682. Free copies of the text are available in the

    history and English departments, and the offices of student activities and

    student affairs.

  • Noon Wednesday, Oct. 21 at the Miami University Art Museum. Illustrated talk

    by Robert McWilliams (geology emeritus), "Native American Symbols and

    Mythologies."

  • 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, Bachelor Reading Room. Discussion, "Telling Tales?

    Speculation and Argument in History Writing," with Jill Lepore, professor of

    history at Boston University and author of The Name of War: King Phillip's

    War and the Origins of American Identity.

  • 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, at the art museum. "Wiping the Tears: Returning

    a Young Man to the Land of the Hunkpapa," presentation by Gary Wheeler (art) on

    returning the skull of a young man to the North Dakota tribe to which he

    belonged.

  • 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, Bachelor Reading Room. Follow-up discussion to

    Lepore's talk.

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