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IndiVisible Welcome Ceremony

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African American History Month

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  • event-cultural
When Feb 05, 2011
from 12:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where Cultural Arts Center
Contact Name
Contact Phone (845) 574-4396
Attendees Open to All
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IndiVisible Opening Ceremony

 

Come hear an overview of the IndiVisible exhibit from the Smithsonian curator, witness demonstrations of African and Native American music and dance performances, find out who is Native American and who is African American.

 

12:00 - 1:30pm Lunch for Purchase, Tour Exhibit and Book Signing (Atrium)

The accompanying exhibition book, IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas, edited by Gabrielle Tayac, will be available for sale and signing. The following authors and their books will also be participating:

  • Lonnie Harrington - Both Sides of the Water
  • Kevin Thompson - Taxicab to the Stars
  • Lorna Rainey - Native Intelligence        
     

1:30 – 6pm – Cultural Arts Theater - Special programming includes an illustrated overview of the IndiVisible exhibit given by the Smithsonian curator, and discussions and demonstrations of African and Native American music and dance, and more.


Snowdate: February 6

 

Sponsored by: Rockland Community College, CEJJES Institute, the African American Historical Society of Rockland County, Orange and Rockland, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian and The Town of Ramapo

 

This event is part of African American History Month celebration

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