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The Office of Multicultural Education invites you to the Native American Lecture, featuring one of our very own historians, Dr. Fred Johnson as the keynote speaker. The theme of this event is "For Reasons of Blood and Survival." This event will be held in the Maas Conference Center on Tuesday, November 19 from 7-8:30 pm.
The history between Native Americans and African Americans must be understood in the context of the forces of exploitation that brought them together. As a result of the need for mutual support, a strong bond developed between the two cultures.
In his presentation. Dr. Johnson will talk about his personal background, as well as the relationship between Native and African Americans as they formed relationships to protect themselves from racial injustices.
This is a great G.R.O.W. event and opportunity to increase our understanding of the cross-section of culture and identity between Native and African Americans; and the rel
evancy of this history in our lives today.
Please join us at 7pm in the Maas Conference Center on Tuesday, November 19. There will be a time for discussion after the event. Please encourage your students to join you in attending. Together we can face tough issues and G.R.O.W. together, as we work collectively toward building a safe and inclusive campus community.
Please note the change in date from our original calendar. Due to other diversity events on November 14, the event previously scheduled on that date has been cancelled.
We are looking forward to seeing you on November 19!