Clark College hosts Indigenous Cultures Festival
For Immediate Release
May 18, 2017
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Free cultural event to be held Thursday, May 25
VANCOUVER, Wash. – On Thursday, May 25, the Native American Culture Club of Clark College invites the public to participate in a free, daylong festival celebrating indigenous cultures.
The Indigenous Cultures Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the Penguin Union Building and Gaiser Hall, two connected buildings located on the north side of the college’s main campus. “Indigenous Pathways to Health and Healing,” a series of presentations and workshops, will take place in PUB room 161; “Experiencing Indigenous Cultures,” a series of cultural demonstrations, will take place in Gaiser Student Center. A light afternoon snack and full dinner will be served. All events are free and open to the public.
Indigenous Pathways to Health and Healing
- 10:00 a.m.: Linda Meanus on traditional foods.
- 11:00 a.m.: Women’s panel on mindfulness.
- 12:30: Break with traditional flute music and afternoon snack.
- 1:00 p.m.: Cynthia King on “decolonizing your immune system” with plant-based medicine.
- 3:00 p.m.: Tony Ten Fingers on “building bridges between traditional and contemporary ways of being in the world.”
- 4:00 p.m.: Brian Rohr, a performative storyteller.
Experiencing Indigenous Cultures
- 10:00 a.m.: Sam Robinson on Canoe Journeys. Includes screening of short film, The Canoe Way.
- 11:30 a.m.: Storytelling with Lukas Angus, Ed Edmo, Carlos Calica, and Paula Henry.
- 3:00 p.m.: Live dance performances by Grupo Latitudes, Mexica Tiahui, KeKuKui Foundation, Olincalli, and Powwow Exhibition, as well as Native flute music. This event is expected to run until 10:00 p.m. and will include a full dinner.
The Native American Culture Club of Clark College is a student club funded and overseen by the Associated Students of Clark College. For more information about the club or this event, visit http://www.clark.edu/about/governance/calendars/events.php?id=5042 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clark College is located at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver. Driving directions and parking maps are available at www.clark.edu/maps. Anyone needing accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event should contact Clark College’s Disability Support Services Office at (360) 992-2314 or (360) 991-0901 (VP), prior to the event.
About Clark College
Located in Vancouver’s Central Park and serving more than 12,000 students per quarter, Clark College is Washington state’s second-largest single-campus, for-credit community college. The college currently offers classes at two satellite locations: one on the Washington State University Vancouver campus and one in the Columbia Tech Center in East Vancouver. Additionally, its Economic & Community Development program is housed in the Columbia Bank building in downtown Vancouver.