Native American Heritage Month: Our Fires Still Burn - LIB 100/201 Approved!
Date and TimeTuesday, November 19, 2013
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
- DeVos Center » 122E - Loosemore Auditorium
Directed and produced by Audrey Geyer, Our Fires Still Burn dispels the myth that American Indians have disappeared from the American horizon, and reveals how they continue to persist, heal from the past, confront the challenges of today, keep their culture alive, and make great contributions to society. Their experiences will deeply touch both Natives and non-Natives and help in building bridges of understanding, respect, and communication. Program to include viewing of documentary film, followed by panel discussion including Audrey Geyer, Executive Producer and Director, Our Fires Still Burn; Levi Ricker, Editor-In-Chief, Native News Network and Producer, Our Fires Still Burn; Scott Badenoch, President, Badenoch LLC.
Connections to the Classroom
LIB 100/201 Approved
Personal and Social Responsibility: (LIB100)
1. Upon completion of this program, attendees will be able to discuss how the Native American Boarding Schools impacted future generations due to inter-generational trauma. (Critical Thinking)
Awareness and Knowledge of Communities and Identities Different from One’s Own: (LIB 201)
2. Upon completion of this program, attendees will be able to describe the cultural significance of the sacred fire and the role of the fire keeper. (Intercultural Knowledge and Competence)
Knowledge and Examination of Structures and Systems that Impact Diverse Populations: (LIB 201)
3. Upon completion of this program, attendees will be able to analyze how Native Americans continue to be the silent minority in the United States. (Integrative Learning)