January 22, 2014

NMU Hosts Native American Speaker

MARQUETTE, Mich.--Phil Bellfy, author of Three Fires Unity: The Anishnaabeg of the Lake Huron Borderlands, will discuss the cross-border history of the Anishinaabeg at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building at Northern Michigan University. This event is free and open to the public.

Three Fires Unity was elected winner of the University of Nebraska Press' North American Indian Prose Award. Bellfy (Anishnaabe/White Earth Nation) is professor emeritus of American Indian studies at Michigan State University, where he was a founding member of the American Indian studies program. He has more than 40 years of environmental and tribal rights activism experience, mostly in the Upper Peninsula and Northern Ontario.

The NMU Center for Native American Studies is sponsoring this presentation.



Prepared By
Kristi Evans
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