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UNC Pembroke celebrates American Indian Heritage Month

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UNC Pembroke has a host of activities scheduled to celebrate American Indian Heritage Month. UNC Pembroke has a host of activities scheduled to celebrate American Indian Heritage Month. UNCP

PEMBROKE — The 11th annual Honoring Native Foodways is among a host of events scheduled at UNC Pembroke in celebration of American Indian Heritage Month.


The public is invited to join the campus in sampling Indigenous foods at the University Center Annex on Nov. 7. The Cherokee Warriors of AniKituhwa will offer three performances Nov. 19-20. 

The documentary "RETURN: Native American Women Reclaim Foodways for Health and Spirit" will be shown inside the Moore Hall auditorium on Nov. 21. 

November is American Indian Heritage Month. It’s a time to celebrate UNCP’s unique status as North Carolina’s historically American Indian university. UNCP is the only four-year, state-supported institution in the country established by American Indians for American Indians.

Here is a complete listing of events:

Nov. 1-30

  • Photography Exhibit: "Lumbee Indians: A People and A Place" - Museum of the Southeast American Indian, Old Main
  • Display of Healthy Recipes with Indigenous Foods at Food Lion of Pembroke

Nov. 4-15

  • Bead Work Raffle
    • Tickets available from Alpha Pi Omega Sorority.

Friday, Nov. 1

  • American Indian Read-in
    • 8:30 a.m., Pembroke Elementary School
    • Volunteer: https://tinyurl.com/ReadInFall2019

Monday, Nov. 4

  • Gourd Painting
    • 11 a.m.–2 p.m., Chavis University Center Lounge
    • Sponsor: Alpha Pi Omega Sorority

Wednesday, Nov. 6

  • Rock Your Mocs!
    • Wear your favorite moccasins or traditional footwear.

Thursday, Nov. 7

  • 11th Annual Honoring Native Foodways
    • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., University Center Annex, Assembly Room

Monday, Nov. 11

  • What does Indigenous mean to you?
    • 11 a.m.–2 p.m., Chavis University Center Mall
    • Sponsor: Alpha Pi Omega Sorority

Thursday, Nov. 14

  • Breaking Native American Stereotypes
    • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Chavis University Center Mall
    • Sponsor: Phi Sigma Nu Fraternity
  • Made in God’s Image: A Staged Play Reading
    • 6:30 p.m., Livermore Library’s Main Reading Room
    • Sponsors: Friends of the Library, Theatre Program, and Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity

Saturday, Nov. 16

  • American Indian Heritage Day: Braves Football vs. University of Virginia-Wise
    • 1 p.m., Grace P. Johnson Stadium

Monday, Nov. 18

  • Friendship Dance
    • 1 p.m., Chavis University Center Lawn
    • Sponsor: Alpha Pi Omega Sorority

Tuesday, Nov. 19

  • On Stage for Youth Performance: The Cherokee Warriors of AniKituhwa
    • 10 – 11 a.m., Givens Performing Arts Center
    • Admission: $3
    • The show is for youth, but the public is welcome.
    • Sponsors: Givens Performing Arts Center and Museum of the Southeast American Indian
  • Tribal Showcase, featuring The Cherokee Warriors of AniKituhwa
    • 6 – 8 p.m., University Center Annex Assembly Room
    • Sponsor: Native American Student Organization

Wednesday, Nov. 20

  • On Stage for Youth Performance: The Cherokee Warriors of AniKituhwa
    • 10 – 11 a.m., Givens Performing Arts Center
    • Admission: $3
    • The show is for youth, but the public is welcome.
    • Sponsors: Givens Performing Arts Center and Museum of the Southeast American Indian

Thursday, Nov. 21

  • Native Healing and Display of Herbs and Beadwork
    • Time and Location: TBD
    • Sponsor: Phi Sigma Nu Fraternity
  • Native American Speakers Series presents RETURN: Native American Women Reclaim Foodways for Health and Spirit
    • 6 p.m., Moore Hall Auditorium

Monday, Nov. 25

  • Jail the Chancellor Canned Food Drive
    • 2 – 3:30 p.m., Lumbee Hall, Room 406
  • Beading Workshop
    • 6:30 – 8 p.m., Chavis University Center, Room 251
    • Sponsor: Alpha Pi Omega Sorority

 

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