|UW-Eau Claire||News Bureau|
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|Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004|
MAILED: Feb. 21, 1997
EAU CLAIRE -- A Communiversity program, "Spirituality and Native American Art," will take place from 1-5 p.m. on March 9 in the Fine Arts Center at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
The lecture will be held in connection with the dedication of the American Indian Studies major at UW-Eau Claire and the Veda Stone Commemorative Indian Arts Festival. The event is designed to explore Native American spirituality as shown through their art.
John "Little Bird" Anderson will be the keynote speaker for the event. Anderson is an Ojibwa tribal elder, former Lac Courte Oreille College president and director of the American Indian Studies Program at Mt. Senario College. Other featured artists from various tribes include Roger Broer, Diane Defoe, Bernadine Tallmadge, Roxanne Johnson, Dennis White, Cleora A. White and Lakota elders.
The fee for the event is $29 and includes instructions, materials and a reception. The registration deadline is March 5. At the door registration will be accepted if room is available, but pre-registration is encouraged.
The event, which is open to the public, is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Continuing Education/UW-Extension.
For more information, call La Vone Sneen at (715) 836-2031.
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Updated: April 24, 1997