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Native American culture in spotlight throughout November
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Native American culture will be front and center in a variety of events, all free and open to the public, to be held to commemorate Native American Heritage Month. The events, coordinated by the campus Native American Student Union, showcase the rich heritage of different Native American populations.

Events include:

• Live tattoo demonstration by Michael Galban, Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m., in Williams Center Room S204-D;

• Corn husk doll making on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m., in Williams Center Room S204-E;.

• Screening of the documentary “Lake of Betrayal,” which outlines events that led to the construction of Kinzua Dam in Western Pennsylvania and the effects that it had on Native Americans living in the area, Thursday, Nov. 9, at 6:30 p.m., Jewett Hall Room 101;

• A Cranston Thanksgiving, featuring traditional Native American dishes, Thursday, Nov. 16, throughout the day except during breakfast; and

• CultureFest, also part of Native American Heritage Month, Williams Center Multipurpose Room, Monday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. This is a free ticketed event. Tickets are available at the Fredonia Ticket Office in the Williams Center.

Native American Heritage Month is also sponsored by Student Association, Ethnic Studies Speakers Series, Western SUNY Native American Consortium and the Department of History. All events are free and open to the public.

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