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POWWOW Saturday, Nov 1, MUB, Granite State Room, 10:00am-5:00pm. The UNH Native American Cultural Association (NACA) will be hosting a Native American Powwow on the campus of the University of New Hampshire onThis event is free and the public is welcome.   See Flyer

Host Drum:  Black Thunder

Guest Drums:  Mountain Spirit – Walking Bear Singers – Wampum Boys

Powwow time is the Native American people’s way of meeting together, to join in dancing, singing, and visiting, renewing old friendships and making new ones.  It is to renew thought of the old ways and preserve a rich heritage. This is also a time where people who are unfamiliar with the culture can learn and ask questions.  There will be native music, arts & craft vendors, and food vendors. Doors open at 10 am, Grand Entry will be at noon, and closing ceremonies at 5 pm.  This event is funded by the Student Activity Fund Council (SAFC).  Please visit the NACA wildcat link for more information https://wildcatlink.unh.edu/organization/NACA or our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/NACA/370543593052477

Diwali flyer photo

Diwali, Festival of Lights

Granite State Room, MUB
Saturday, Nov 15
5:00-8:00pm

The Indian Sub continent Student's Association presents, Diwali - Festival of Lights.  Evening will feature a play, dances, music and a dinner of Indian cuisine. Event sponsored by SAFC, OMSA and Office of International Students and Scholars.  See flyer for more info

International Education Week  - November 17-21, is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. It is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that prepare students for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.  UNH will celebrate the week with activities and programs designed to showcase foreign countries and cultures to allow us to learn from each other.  All are welcome to attend.  Activities/programs calendar

Natasha Trethewey

Wed, Feb 4, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm, Johnson Theater, Paul Creative Arts Center

U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will deliver the MLK Commemorative Presentation. Ms Trethewey's presentation provides new experiences and viewpoints on difference. She is the author of four collections of poetry, Domestic Work; Bellocq's Ophelia; Native Guard (for which she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize) and her most recent book Thrall, a collection of poems that explore the historical, cultural and social forces that determine the roles consigned to a mixed race daughter and her white father.  She is also the author of the prose work Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Poetry Collage

Feb 5, Thurs, 12:40-2:00pm, MUB Strafford Rm, Changing the World: One Poem at a Time
U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey joins Delia Konzett and David Kaye of the UNH faculty, in a conversation on using the arts as a tool for understanding difference and as a catalyst to explore complex topics such as race.  How do the arts open us to new voices, viewpoints and experiences? How do they propel us to wade deeper into issues of identity? How do they help us become more inclusive?  Event sponsored by Commission on the Status of People of Color.

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Events Co-sponsored by the Office of International Students & Scholars and the MUB.  All events are held on Fridays, 3:30-5:00pm, MUB Entertainment Center.  Join us for conversation and refreshments

Fall schedule of cultural connections events