news releases

2005.10.26> For Immediate Release
contact: Beverly Newsam - University Affairs
phone: 402.554.2358 - email: bnewsam@mail.unomaha.edu

UNO American Indian Heritage Month Celebration Begins Oct. 31

OMAHA – The positive effect native peoples have had on the cultural development and growth of the United States, as well as the struggles and challenges they have faced, will be recognized beginning Monday, Oct. 31, during a monthlong celebration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO).

American Indian Heritage Month will be observed with a variety of activities, including keynote speakers, storytelling and more.  All events are free and open to the public.

The schedule of events is listed below. 

Monday, Oct. 31

Fred Leroy will present on the15-year Anniversary of Ponca Tribe Restoration

Noon

Milo Bail Student Center (MBSC) Nebraska Room

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Native Art, Craft & Culture Exhibit and Storyteller Maynard Hinman

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

MBSC Ballroom

Thursday, Nov. 3

Frank LaMere will discuss "Tribal Politics and the Power of Native Activism"

11:30 a.m.

MBSC Dodge Room

Thursday, Nov. 10

Cora Jones will present "Indigenous Women in Leadership"

Noon

MBSC Nebraska Room

Thursday, Nov. 17

Theresa LaFramboise will present "Linking Suicide Prevention to Psychological Resilience with American Indian Adolescence"

1 p.m.

306 Arts and Sciences Hall

(This event is being sponsored by the UNO Department of Psychology.)   

Wednesday, Nov. 30

F.L.G. (Hip Hop artists)

Noon

MBSC Nebraska Room

Cultural Awareness Programs in the Office of Student Organizations and Leadership Programs is sponsoring American Indian Heritage Month activities at UNO.

For more information, contact Sharif Liwaru at (402) 554-2711.

archive

2013 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11

2012 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

2011 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

2010 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

2009 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

2008 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

2007 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

2006 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

2005 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

© 2014 University Communications. voice: 402.554.2129, fax: 402.554.3541, unonews@unomaha.edu