WSC Native American Month Presentation: “The Cultural and Political Terrain of Post-Modern Native America;” Nov. 18
Nov. 14, 2011 -- As part of Western State College of Colorado’s (WSC) Native American Month celebration, Jicarilla Apache Carey Vicenti will present, “The Cultural and Political Terrain of Post-Modern Native America” at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18 in the Quigley Recital Hall.
During his presentation, Vicenti will discuss the current state of Supreme Court decision-making in Federal-Indian law, issues of cultural preservation and the United Nations’ Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Vicenti, an associate professor of sociology at Fort Lewis College, has served as a judicial official to 24 Indian nations, in addition to serving as counsel to his own tribe and other indigenous groups on matters pertaining to law and economic and social development.
Following the presentation, the WSC Native American Student Council (NASC) will sell food as a fundraiser.
This event is free and open to the public. It is hosted by the NASC and WSC Art Department with support from: Anthropology, Art, Arts and Humanities, Center for Environmental Studies, Center for Teaching Excellence, Convocation, History, Honors, Political Science, SGA, and Sociology.