Native American Awareness Week November 14-18: Awareness & Sustained Dialogue

Join your fellow students, the Mandel School, and the CWRU community for events during Native American Awareness Week.

Mascot Monday: “In Whose Honor?”
Monday, 11/14, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
3 PD hours
Film viewing, followed by a panel discussion about Chief Wahoo, Native American imagery in sports teams, and cultural appropriation.All points of views regarding Chief Wahoo are welcome.
Tinkham Veale – The Senior Classroom, Room 134


Introduction to Sustained Dialogue: Use of Ethnic Mascots in Sports, Specifically Chief Wahoo
Tuesday, 11/15, 5:30pm – 7:00pm
1.5 PD Hours
Mandel Center Room 105


Cultural Day
Wednesday, 11/16, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
1 PD hour
Learn the history and meaning behind of dreamcatchers and make your own!
KSL Oval…if raining, Tinkham Veale


Tribal Talk Thursday
Thursday, 11/17, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
1 PD hour
Casual conversations regarding what it means to be indigenous in the U.S.
Office of Multicultural Affairs – Sears Building, Room 450


A True Thanksgiving: America’s Tradition to Take
Friday, 11/18, 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
1 PD hour.
Learn the true history of Thanksgiving.  Also, members of the yet to be recognized Indigenous Alliance @ CWRU will share their stories.
Tinkham Veale – Gaming Room