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P.O. Box 5
Hampden Sydney, VA 23943
Hampden-Sydney is the parent institution of both the Medical College of Virginia and Union Theological Seminary (Presbyterian).
Native American History
November 5, 2008
THE 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
Intercultural 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
November 11, 2004
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...
Bobby 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.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.