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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Black Ash Basket Workshop


Location: Dowagiac Area History Museum


Basket-makers of the Pokagon Band will lead this interactive workshop and show how a basket is created from tree to product. This program will cost $10 to participate and make a basket (limited to 20 registrants), but community members can enter and observe for free. Pre-register to make a basket in-person at the museum or mail in check with your contact information.…

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Relentless Tour Anti-Bullying Awareness with Anthony Lanni


Location: Dowagiac Middle School Auditorium and Dowagiac High School Gymnasium


Anthony Lanni, former Michigan State University basketball player, will share his personal story of having autism and being bullied to Dowagiac middle and high school students during two school-wide assemblies. He will be available for meet and greet immediately following.…

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Everything You Wanted To Know About Indians But Were Afraid To Ask by Dr. Anton (Tony) Treuer


Location: Wiekamp Bridge


Join us for this city-wide series of events, sponsored by local universities, exploring the arts, histories, and traditions of indigenous cultures. Dr. Anton Treuer will give a lecture on the Ojibwe language, followed by a reception. 


Anton Treuer is an American academic and author specializing in the Ojibwe language and American Indian studies. Dr. Anton Treuer (pronounced troy-er) is Executive Director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University and author of 13 books.…

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Friday, March 27, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

"The Absolutely True Story of a Part-time Indian" by Sherman Alexie, Moderated by Dr. Stuart Greene


Location: Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture 1045 W. Washington Street South Bend, IN 46601



The Absolutely True Diary is a first-person narrative by Native American teenager Arnold Spirit Jr., also known as "Junior", a 14-year-old budding cartoonist. The book is a bildungsroman, detailing Arnold's life on the Spokane Indian Reservation and his decision, upon encouragement from a reservation high school teacher, to go to an all-white public high school in the off-reservation town of Reardan, Washington.…

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