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Shawnee State University celebrates Native American Heritage Month

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Posted: Monday, October 21, 2013 8:30 am

PORTSMOUTH— In November, for Native American Heritage Month, Shawnee State University is presenting music, demonstrations and traditional displays of clothing, arrowheads, blow guns, and hundreds of other relics and archeological finds in a huge display.

The Native American Fest will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5 and Wednesday, Nov. 6 in the University Center Sodexo Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.

Award-winning artists Steve Free and Randy McGinnis will be performing throughout each day ending with a concert at 6 p.m. in the University Center Lobby each night.

Nearly 100 tables will be filled with interesting objects for the whole family to enjoy. Basket weaving, blow guns, beadwork, Native American drumming, and more will be demonstrated during the event. The Native American Culture Fest is both educational and informative.

The event is sponsored by Shawnee State’s Multicultural Affairs. For more information, call Ciera Locke, coordinator of Multicultural Affairs at 351-3553.

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