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Native American Heritage Month

 

Montcalm Community College celebrates Native American Heritage during the month of November through art exhibits, lectures, films.

Events

 

November 12

12 - 1 p.m.

"Indigenous Imagery: Lifeways in Art and Literature"

MCC's Sidney campus

 

"Indigenous Imagery: Lifeways in Art and Literature," presented by Social Science Instructor Ken DeLong and Digital Arts Instructor Seth Sutton, is Nov. 12 from 12 to 1 p.m. in room D303 in the Beatrice E. Doser Building on MCC’s Sidney campus. DeLong will feature America’s 2019 Poet Laureate, Joy Harjo, and contemporary author and poet Sherman Alexie, and Sutton will present portions of his theses. Lunch is free for all participants. This program is part of MCC’s celebration of Native American Month during November. For more information, visit www.montcalm.edu/arts-and-culture, contact DeLong at kend@montcalm.edu or (989) 328-1258 or contact Sutton at seth.sutton@montcalm.edu or (989) 328-1008.

 

 

November 13

12 - 1 p.m.

"Taking the Academic Out of the Academy: Indigenous Activism for the 7th Fire"

MCC's Sidney campus

 

Award-winning author and photographer Phil Bellfy presents “Taking the Academic Out of the Academy: Indigenous Activism for the 7th Fire," Nov. 13 from 12 to 1 p.m. in rooms D303-305 in the Beatrice E. Doser Building on MCC’s Sidney campus. Bellfy is an enrolled member of the White Earth Band of Minnesota Chippewa and Professor Emeritus of American Indian Studies at Michigan State University, in addition to other key leadership roles. Lunch is free for all participants. This program is part of MCC’s celebration of Native American Month during November. For more information, visit www.montcalm.edu/arts-and-culture, contact Social Science Instructor Ken DeLong at kend@montcalm.edu or (989) 328-1258 or contact Digital Arts Instructor Seth Sutton at seth.sutton@montcalm.edu or (989) 328-1008.

 

 

November 19

12 noon; 7 p.m.

"Empowering Leadership: The Power of Vision and Action"

MCC's Sidney Campus

 

Native American activist, musician, disc jockey and actor Brian Frejo presents “EMPOWERING LEADERSHIP: THE POWER OF VISION AND ACTION,” Nov. 19 at 12 noon and at 7 p.m. in rooms D303-305 in the Beatrice E. Doser Building on MCC’s Sidney campus. Frejo is the founder of Created for Greatness/Culture Shock Camp, and is a drug/alcohol free motivational speaker, cultural activist, youth advocate, suicide and meth prevention trainer, performer, DJ, actor and photographer. He has appeared in more than 20 feature films and television series, including “Last of the Mohicans,” “Geronimo,” “Under Siege,” and “Murder She Wrote.” Recent projects include “Six Pack and Gas Money” directed by Steven Paul Judd and “New World,” starring Colin Farrell and Wes Studi. Lunch is free for all participants. This program is part of MCC’s celebration of Native American Month during November. For more information, visit www.montcalm.edu/arts-and-culture, contact Social Science Instructor Ken DeLong at kend@montcalm.edu or (989) 328-1258 or contact Digital Arts Instructor Seth Sutton at seth.sutton@montcalm.edu or (989) 328-1008.

CONTACT US
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Social Science Instructor Ken DeLong
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989-328-1258
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Digital Arts Instructor Seth Sutton
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989-328-1008
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