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November 5, 2013

American Indian Heritage month events

TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee Nation and Northeastern State University have several events planned in November to commemorate American Indian Heritage Month.

NSU’s Indigenous Scholar Development Center is hosting events each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through Nov. 26.

Each Tuesday in November,a Cherokee Language Group will meet from noon to 1 p.m.

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, 13 and 20, a beadworking group will be available from from 1 to 3 p.m.

On Thursdays, a shawl-making group will meet from 2:30 to 5 p.m.

All ISDC events will be held on the second floor of the John Vaughan Library. For more information, call (918) 444-3042. The events are free to the public.

Phi Sigma Nu is hosting a film series, Monday through Friday, Nov. 4-8. Screenings are held each evening at 6 p.m. in the Webb Tower Room on the sixth floor.

Monday, Nov. 11, Alpha Pi Omega and Phi Sigma Nu will host “Honoring the Warriors,” a veterans program, at 6 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom.

Wednesday, Nov. 13, NSU’s Entrepreneurship Club and the ISDC will host visiting indigenous scholar Alma Pickle. The time and location is to be announced. For more information, call (918) 444-3042.

Thursday, Nov. 14, The Center for Tribal Studies, in conjunction with ISDC and NSU’s Native American Student Association will host author Joy Harjo, who will present excerpts from her new book, “Crazy Brave.” The event will be held at 7 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom. For more information, call (918) 444-4350.

Friday, Nov. 15, NSU’s American Indian Science and Engineering Society will host a fundraising Indian taco sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Cherokee Nation W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex west of Tahlequah.

On Thursday, Nov. 21, all NSU native organizations will host a flag football food drive fundraiser game pitting the university against Bacone College. The game takes plcae at 5:30 p.m. at NSU’s Doc Wadley Stadium.

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