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UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
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Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Ojibwe Way of Life
Topic of Workshop
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MAILED: Oct. 5, 1998

EAU CLAIRE — A workshop featuring the beliefs, culture and people of the Ojibwe Band will be offered at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
The workshop, "Ojibwe Way of Life," will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, in Davies Center. It is open to the public, students and educators.
There will be four presentations offered throughout the day. John "Little Bird" Anderson of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band, Lake Superior Ojibwe, will talk about the Ojibwe spirituality in song and dance.
Jeff St. Germaine of the Lac du Flambeau Band, Lake Superior Ojibwe and Odawa White, Lac Courte Oreilles Band, Lake Superior Ojibwe, will explain and demonstrate what goes on at a pow-wow.
Larry Martin, Lac Courte Oreilles Band, Lake Superior Ojibwe, will present a workshop on Ojibwe language.
And Denise Sweet of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe will discuss the role of Ojibwe women of the Lake Superior region.
An optional lunch featuring Native American foods will be available for $10.
A registration fee that includes instruction materials is $20 for the public and $10 for students. Participants should register by Oct. 12.
The UW-Eau Claire College of Arts and Sciences Continuing Education in cooperation with UW-Extension will sponsor the workshop. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will give six clock hours of endorsed training.
For more information, call La Vone Sneen at (715) 836-2031.

UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741

Updated: Oct. 5, 1998