Save the date!
On Monday, October 9th, 2023 Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS) will host an Indigenous Peoples’ Day event.
The theme for this year’s event is Writing, Singing, and Shaping the Future: Indigenous Film, Art, and Performance.
The event will feature such honorable speakers as Kickapoo writer, singer, children’s book illustrator and comic book creator Arigon Starr, as well as Dustin Tahmahkera, Comanche playwright and film scholar.
Lunch will be provided by an Indigenous chef, Jason Champagne, and will be accompanied by a reading of Tahmahkera’s play, 9-1-1 Comancheria.
The event will also feature an art installation by K-State alumnus, Justin Catron.
The day’s events will be followed by a Kansas Association for Native American Education (KANAE) Fall Meeting.