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Programs

Native American Awareness Month celebrated at CSU

November 2, 2008

Colorado State University's Native American Student Services and American Indian Science and Engineering Society are celebrating Native American Awareness Month with many events throughout the month of November.

Nov. 10-12

Tales from the Tribe: Native American Story Time

9:45 a.m. and 10:35 a.m. for 2- and 3-year-olds; 10:30 a.m. for 4-year-olds and older

Fort Collins Main Library, 201 Peterson St.  For more information, call (970) 221-6680 or visit www.fcgov.com/library.

Nov. 12

"Apocalypto" movie

7-9 p.m., Lory Student Center Theater on the CSU campus

The event, free and open to the public, includes refreshments.

Nov. 13

Tales from the Tribe: Native American Story Time

10:35 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. for 2- and 3-year-olds; 10:30 a.m. for 4-year-olds and older

Fort Collins Main Library, 201 Peterson St.

For more information, call (970) 221-6680 or visit www.fcgov.com/library

Nov. 13

Fireside Chat: Native American storytelling and history of tribes that inhabited the Front Range region

7-9 p.m., Academic Village Fireside Lounge, Colorado State University

CSU students and Fort Collins community members join for an evening of traditional stories, acknowledgement and history of the tribes of indigenous people who inhabited the Front Range area before early settlers.

Nov. 16

Native American Healing in the 21st Century: Film and Discussion

6:30-8:30 p.m., Fort Collins Main Library, 201 Peterson St.

For more information, call (970) 221-6380 or visit www.fcgov.com/library.

Nov. 18

Speech: "From Rehnquist to Roberts: Can we decolonize the Supreme Court or will there be a more concerted move to end indigenous tribalism in the U.S.?"

Roe Bubar and Ron Hall, director of Tribal Technical Assistance Program

2-3 p.m., Room 220 Lory Student Center

Nov. 19

Women At Noon: HIV/AIDS Prevention Among Native American Women

Kathryn T. Bohannon, Pamela Jumper Thurman and Barbra Plested

Noon-1 p.m., Room 214-216, Lory Student Center

Nov. 20

Duhesa Lounge Exhibition Opening Ceremony

4-6 p.m., Lory Student Center Duhesa Lounge

Native American Awareness Month culminates with the opening of a new exhibition of work by contemporary Native American artists from around the country. Highlighting the creativity and passion of these living artists, the exhibit will continue the celebration of Native American cultures throughout its year-long stay at CSU. The ceremony includes a performance by Ram Nation Drum Group.

Events are sponsored by Native American Student Association, American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Division of Student Affairs, CSU Bookstore, Morgan Library, Fort Collins Museum, Lory Student Center, Fort Collins Public Library, Fort Collins Discovery Center, Campus Activities, Department of History, College of Business, School of Social Work, Colorado State's Office of the President and the Ram Nation Drum Group.

Learn more about Native American Student Services.


Contact: Jennifer Dimas
E-mail: Jennifer.Dimas@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-1543