Team Heads for 'the Joe'
Wildcat hockey team has advanced to the CCHA Super 6 quarterfinals
at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena. NMU enters the tournament as
the No. 3 seed and will face No. 6 Alaska Fairbanks at 4:35
p.m. Thursday, March 17.
victory would put the 'Cats in a semifinal against Ohio State
at 8:05 p.m. Friday. The semifinals, as well as Saturday's
championship, will be televised by Fox Sports Net (FSN) Detroit.
NMU fans can also listen to the games online at NMU
Jennie Lahr placed
third in the mile at the 2005 NCAA II Men’s and Women’s Indoor
Track and Field National Championships, making her the first
NMU athlete to earn indoor track and field All-America honors.
She ran a 4:52.94, a bit off her nation’s best time of 4:47.05
set a couple of weeks ago at the GLIAC Indoor Championships.
American Pow Wow
19-20 at NMU
The 13th annual
“Learning to Walk Together” traditional Native
American pow wow will be held Saturday and Sunday, March 19-20,
at Vandament Arena.
Dancers from the
Anishinaabe and Ho Chunk/Oneida tribes will perform at 1 p.m.
and 7 p.m. Saturday and again at 1 p.m. Sunday.
A feast is scheduled
at 5 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $3 a day or $5 for both days
for the general public; NMU students may attend for free.
Drum music will
be provided by the Bahweting Singers of Sault Ste. Marie and
other drummers from Michigan and Minnesota. There will also
be singing and vendors.
The event will be emceed by John Bailey
of the Grand River Band of Odawa tribe and Helen Roy of the
Wikwemikong First Nations tribe.
For more information,
contact the Center for Native American Studies at 227-1397.