BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:GVSU Events Calendar BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20140210T080000 DTEND:20140210T170000 LOCATION:Red Wall Gallery\, Lake Ontario Hall DESCRIPTION:Muslims have been in Southeast Michigan for well over a century. They are buried in at least 20 different places. In their burial styles\, they are not a uniform community but are a mosaic of diverse ethnic and religious sub-communities drawn from around the world. They include individuals from at least 26 different countries\, former countries\, or special ethnic or religious groups. Many of these have their own ways of expressing their final sentiments. Some stones emphasize faith in God. Others emphasize national or ethnic heritage\, hobbies\, clubs\, affiliations\, happy marriages\, or proud military service. The 39 photographs in the exhibit are presented by Ronald R. Stockton\, Professor of History University of Michigan-Dearborn demonstrate the incredible diversity of this complex population.\n\n\n\n \;\n\n\n\nFree and open to the public. \; The Red Wall Gallery is located in Lake \;Ontario Hall on the Allendale Campus. \; For more information call the GVSU Art Gallery at (616) 331-2563 or visit":" \; www.gvsu.edu/artgallery/\n\n SUMMARY:The Muslim Graves of Southeast Michigan PRIORITY:3 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR