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K-State Today

November 5, 2014

Native American Heritage Month events

Submitted by Georgia Perez

K-State's Native American Student Association is hosting three events as part of Native American Heritage Month.

TerryLee WHETSTONe, a Cherokee flutist, artist and tribal speaker, will give two free performances at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union. WHETSTONe's presentation is sponsored by Native American Student Association, Student Governing Association and K-State Alumni Association. He has performed at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City.

Monte Yellow Bird, a ledger style artist, educator and tribal speaker of Lakota decent, will give a presentation at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 14, in Forum Hall.

The association's Three Sister soup and Frybread native food event with Lee Stumbling Deer Slusher, native flutist will be from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 16 at the International Student Center. There will be a suggested $5 donation to cover cost of the food.

For further information, please contact Brandy Tholstrup, Native American Student Association president, at bat22@k-state.edu, or Georgia Perez, Native American Student Association advisor, at 785-532-6576.