MARQUETTE - The Native American Student Association at Northern Michigan University has planned several events in celebration of Native American Heritage Month.

There are three events on Thursday, Nov. 7. The first is a "Talking Circle" with Ursula Knoki-Wilson from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Charcoal Room of the University Center. Knoki-Wilson is a Navajo midwife. There are two events at 7 p.m. One is Moccasin Games, sponsored by Gateway Academic Programming, in the Backroom of the UC. The other is a lecture by Knoki-Wilson in the Explorer Rooms of the UC.

On Friday, Nov. 8, a film, "The Business of Fancy Dancing", will be shown at 7 p.m. in Jamrich Hall room 102.

The 2nd Annual Anishinaabe Food Tasting Social will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10, in the Jacobetti Center. Tickets for this must be purchased by Nov. 8 and are available at the Diversity Student Services Center or the Center for Native American Studies at NMU.

There are two events planned for Tuesday, Nov. 12. The first is a presentation from 4-6 p.m. in the Superior Room of the University Center by Mike Petosky about Indian legal issues in Michigan. The second is a workshop from 6-8 p.m. in West Hall. Attendees will make tobacco pouches with Glenn Bresette.

On Wednesday, Nov. 20, a workshop will be held from 7-9 p.m. in West Hall. Attendees will make beading bracelets with Julie Snyder.

On Tuesday, Dec. 3, there will be a reading with John Trudell at 7:30 p.m. The location is to be announced.

For more information, or to register for the Nov. 12 or Nov. 20 workshops, call either the Center for Native American Studies at 906-227-1397 or Diversity Student Services at 906-227-1554.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman