Native American History

November 5, 2008

Piscataway Indian NationTHE PISCATAWAY INDIAN NATION SINGERS & DANCERS
November 5, 2008 7:00 PM, Crawley Forum 

Famous for their internationally-recognized living history program, the Piscataway Indian Nation Singers & Dancers conduct workshops, present lectures, and perform authentic American Indian dance, drum, and song.  From "Tayac Territory' near Port Tobacco, Maryland, Mark Tayac and The Piscataway Nation Singers & Dancers travel throughout Europe, Canada, and the United States.  Full Story...

 

November 4, 2008

Influence on the constitutionIntercultural Affairs Lecture with Bucknell University Lacrosse Coach Sid Jamieson: U.S. CONSTITUTION & THE NATIVE AMERICAN INFLUENCE
November 4, 2008 7:30 PM, Crawley Forum

On Tuesday, November 4, at Hampden-Sydney College, Sid Jamieson will share his thoughts in a lecture entitled The U.S. Constitution and the Native American Influence. Full Story...

November 13, 2006

On Monday, November 13, at Hampden-Sydney College, Sid Jamieson shared his thoughts in a lecture entitled More Than Just a Game.   Jamieson, who is now retired, coached the Division I lacrosse program at Bucknell University for 38 years and was a 25-year veteran of the Bucknell football coaching staff.  He was a catalyst for advancing the Native American presence on the international lacrosse scene as the Iroquois National Team coach in the 1980's. Full Story...

November 11, 2004

Bobby GonzalezBobby Gonzalez, a Taino/Native American writer, poet, storyteller and historian speaks about indigenous Americans regarding Columbus' "discovery" of the Americas and the violence endured by indigenous peoples throughout history.?He is the founder of the Taino Del Norte group, which strives to bring Native Americans together to celebrate culture. As a speaker he works to revisit history but also looks forward to the future. Mr. Gonzalez will give his lecture/slideshow presentation on the culture and history on Native Peoples during the College's recognition of Native American Heritage Month, which lasts the entire month of November. 
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November 28, 2001

The Piscataway Indian Nation Singers & Dancers will give a lecture/performance on Native American culture. In the 17th century, the Piscataway Nation was a central power in a confederation of many nations, including the Iroquois. Mark Tayac, national spokesman for the Piscataway Nation, will lead the group as they educate their audience about the history, culture, and current issues related to this group of people.