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Native American & Indigenous Peoples Day Symposium
Start Date: 10/1/2018Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 10/1/2018End Time: 9:30 PM
Event Description:
TCU’s third annual Native American and Indigenous Peoples Day symposium will take place on Monday, October 1, 2018. This year’s theme is A Celebration of Contemporary Native American Peoples and Cultures and will feature a variety of activities, including multiple sessions with two significant individuals, Professor Luci Tapahonso and Supaman.

Professor Luci Tapahonso, the Navajo (Diné) Nation’s inaugural poet laureate and Professor Emerita in the department of English Language and Literature at the University of New Mexico, will be here as the second Don Coerver Lecturer in Liberal Arts, sponsored by TCU’s Master of Liberal Arts program.

Supaman is a highly acclaimed Crow (Apsáalooke) Hip-Hop artist, most recently receiving the 2018 Indigenous Music Awards for Best Rap/Hip Hop Album and Best Producer/Engineer. His visit is sponsored by Discovering Global Citizenship.

Cultural Encounter 1: Professor Tapahonso will have a poetry reading and book signing from 5-6:30 PM in the BLUU Auditorium. Open to the campus and the public.
Cultural Encounter 2: Supaman will give a concert and dance from 7:30-9:30 PM in the BLUU Ballroom (doors open at 7 PM). Open to the campus and the public.
Location Information:
Brown-Lupton University Union

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