Minnesota State University Moorhead
Celebrates November American Indian Heritage Month

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4
10:30 AM Opening Pipe Ceremony (Library Lobby)
Laidman (JR) Fox, Jr., Spiritual Advisor from Spirit Lake Nation, will conduct a traditional pipe ceremony to welcome in American Indian Heritage Month on the MSUM campus.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5
7:00 – 9:00 PM Buffalo River Singers Drum Group Open Practice (King Hall 115)

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6
12:15 PM The Art of the Dance: Women’s Powwow Dance Clothing by Delores Gabbard
(Library 103)

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10
6:30 PM Sweat Lodge and Naming Ceremony (Sustainability House), JR Fox, Spiritual Advisor, Spirit Lake Nation

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11
6:30 PM Sweat Lodge Ceremony (Sustainability House), JR Fox, Spiritual Advisor, Spirit Lake Nation

7:00 PM American Indian Populations and Type 2 Diabetes (Langseth Hall 104)
Michelle (Shelly) Eagleman-Bointy (Dakota/Ottawa) is the Project Director for the Center for American Indian Community Health, Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13
4:30 PM McGrath Visiting Writers Series Reading by Dr. Denise K. Lajimodiere (Library Porch)
Dr. Denise K. Lajimodiere is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. She is an assistant professor in the Educational Leadership Program at North Dakota State University and serves as President of the National Native America Board of School Healing Coalition.

6:00 PM Hip Hop Artist Mic Jordan and Friends (CMU Underground)
Mic Jordan is an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and a Native American Hip Hop artist that speaks truth and passion about life and where he came from.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19
11:00 AM The Role of Veterans in Ojibwe Culture (Hagen Hall 113)

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20
6:30 PM Sweat Lodge Ceremony (Sustainability House), JR Fox, Spiritual Advisor, Spirit Lake Nation

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21
6:30 PM Sweat Lodge Ceremony (Sustainability House), JR Fox, Spiritual Advisor, Spirit Lake Nation.

All events are free and open to the public.

Refreshments provided at most events.

Sponsored by: MSUM American Indian Student Activities; American Indian Student Association (AISA); Anthropology and Earth Science Department; Psychology Department; English Department’s Tom McGrath Visiting Writer Series; American Indian Research and Resource Center; White Earth Program; and Office of Diversity & Inclusion.

For more information, contact Darcy Smith, AISA President, smithda@mnstate.edu or Jody Steile, AISA Advisor, steilejo@mnstate.edu, 477.4272.

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