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University of Lethbridge Native Awareness Week

Native Awareness Week, Mar. 3-7

The University of Lethbridge and the Native American Students Association is excited to present the annual Native Awareness Week celebration, Mar. 3-7.

A number of activities from Pow Wows to medicine bag making, to drumming contests and fry bread tastings are scheduled to run throughout the week.

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See below for an itinerary of events for the week.

Monday, March 3 Atrium 11 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies ~ Francis First Charger Mini Contest POW WOW ~ Cash Prizes! Travis Plaited Hair MC Naming Ceremony ~ Francis First Charger

University Theatre 7 p.m. – The Ugliest Girl Meets Elvis: A Residential School Play Ramona Big Head & Carl Brave Rock

Tuesday, Mar. 4 Atrium 11 a.m. – Fry Bread and Berry Soup ~ First Nation Transition Program

11:30 a.m. – Medicine Bag Making ~ Health Sciences

Wednesday, Mar. 5 NAS Dept. 11 a.m. – The Ten Grandmothers Project~ Dr. Linda Many Guns NAS

W570 12 p.m. – Alex Janvier ~ Art Now

Markin Hall Atrium 1 p.m. – Entrepreneurship Market & Roundtable ~ Management

PE264 6 p.m. – Alex Janvier ~ Jamie Warn NAS

Thursday, Mar. 6 Andy’s Place 11 a.m. – Blackfoot Elders Speak ~ Red Crow Imminent Scholars SU Ballrooms 5 p.m. – Hypnotist Kiitokii ~ Native American Student Association NASA Presents OUR DAY Talent Show ~ NASA Drum Contest ~ NASA

Friday, Mar. 7 Atrium 11 a.m. – New Blackfoot Digital Library Website Unveiling ~ Library

Everyone is welcome to attend.



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