Native American Writers,
Artists And Activists At UNH In March
Contact: Erika Mantz
UNH Media Relations
Feb. 23, 2005
DURHAM, N.H.— Celebrate women’s history month every
Tuesday in March at the University of New Hampshire with Native
American writers, artists and activists.
Learn about the craft traditions of Native American women March
1, from 3-5 p.m. A short film, slide presentation and talk by Liz
Charlebois, Abenaki basket maker, and Cheryl Savageau, Abenaki quilter,
will be held in Special Collections at Dimond Library. From 7-9:30
p.m. Charlebois will do a basket making demonstration in the Memorial
Union Building, Room 334/336. Native women’s baskets and quilts
will be on display in Dimond Library throughout the month of March.
On March 8, Abenaki poet and author of Dirt Road Home Cheryl
Savageau will do a poetry reading at 7 p.m. in Hamilton Smith 101
on the UNH campus.
On March 22, Donna Moody, repatriation coordinator for the Abenaki
nation, will lead a roundtable discussion on Native American sacred
sites and human remains from 7-9:30 p.m. in the MUB Entertainment
Center. On March 29, a performance of “Molly Geet, An Indian
Doctress” by Abenaki historian and playwright Marge Bruchac
will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. in the MUB Entertainment Center. A
discussion of Native American storytelling will follow.
For more information contact Siobhan Senier at (603) 862-2466 or
email@example.com. These programs
are sponsored by the UNH Parent’s Association and the Center
for the Humanities.