Cultural Event: Native American Heritage Celebration “Birch Bark Crafting”

The Office of Multicultural Student Services is hosting Native Now, a Native American Heritage Celebration. There will be several events in this series to help inform Ferris students about Native American culture and traditions.

The second event to take place in this series is entitled “Birch Bark Crafting” and will take place on Thursday, November 12th from 11am-12:30pm and again at 2:30-4pm in Science Lab 231. Below is a short description of the event.

“Circle of Tribal Nations Native American Cultural Advisor, Steven Naganashe Perry, of the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians (Waganakising) and The Pine (Shingwauk) family of Garden River Ojibwe Reserve (Kitigan-zeeping) in Ontario will be facilitating two birch bark workshops (one will be to make rattles, the other rattles or medallions).”

For more information please contact OMSS at 234-591-2617 or omss@ferris.edu.

Native Now poster. Courtesy of SmugMug. Used with permission from Office of Multicultural Student Services at Ferris State University

Native Now poster. Courtesy of SmugMug. Used with permission from Office of Multicultural Student Services at Ferris State University

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