Join the Fargo Native American Commission, Cultural Diversity Resources, Daughters of the Earth, the Plains Art Museum and the Fargo Public Library in celebrating Native American Heritage Month. Enjoy a host of speakers,storytellers, musicians, artists, activities & documentaries as part of this series of events. Call Megan R. at the Main Library Information Desk at 701.241.1492 for further details. All events are free and open to the public.
Series Events List:
November 3 ● Main Library
10 a.m. – Welcome by Mike Gabbard
Buffalo River Singers
Native American Commission Introductions
11 a.m. – Storyteller Gabe Derosier
1 p.m. – Native American food tasting & sampling with Daughters of the Earth
Upcoming events in the series:
November 4 ● Main Library
2 p.m. – Film screening of "Wind River (2017, rated R)
4 p.m. – Panel discussion by area experts on the topic of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women (MMIW).
November 7 ● Main Library
6:30 p.m. – Film screening of "Reel Injuns" documentary about how Native Americans are depicted in films. Artist Falcon Gott will be on hand to facilitate this screening and lead a brief discussion.
November 8 ● Plains Art Museum
6:30 p.m. – .Art & Poetry Workshop with Dr. Denise Lajimodiere. Help create a community collaborative ‘dress’ sculpture for the Native Women Artist exhibit in January 2019.
November 9 ● Plains Art Museum
6:30 p.m. – Altered Books Art Project for Veterans with artist & veteran, Sergeant First Class, Joe Williams, Civil Affairs. Veterans & their families are welcome; free & open to the public.
November 17 ● Plains Art Museum
11 a.m. – Native American Juried Arts & Crafts Festival showcasing Native American artists from Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Dakotas; free & open to the public.
Please note: This project is a partnership with the Native American Commission, the Plains Art Museum, Cultural Diversity Resources, the Daughters of the Earth, and the Fargo Public Library.