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3rd Annual Native American Cultural Awareness Conference schedule

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
University News Service
March 20, 2009

Wednesday, March 25, 2009
LBJSC Texas State University-San Marcos
8-9:30    BREAKFAST  
9:15      Opening Prayer:            TBA 
9:30      Dr. Shannon Speed      "Indians are Indians, Here or There": Native Peoples of the U.S. and Latin America          
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10:15  Suzette Locke               "The Only Good Indian"                                                                                   
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10:15    Greg Yawakia                "Our Four Spiritual Directions"
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11:15    Phil Stucker                   "Finding your Genealogical Heritage"
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11:15    Grandmother Emma      "Broken Pots"                                                                                     
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11:45-1:15 POTLUCK in BALLROOM
 1:15-1:30     Dedication of Endowed Scholarship                                                                      
            LBJSC BALLROOM
            FWIS Patricia Maxwell Duncan Memorial Native American Scholarship
1:30      William Harjo                 "On Native Languages"
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1:30      Deerheart Hummingbird  "Perspectives on Women's Self Esteem: A Native Woman's Point of View" 
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  2:15      Orvie Longhorn             "Reel and Real Indians"                                                                         
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2:15      Judy Cyr                        "Womens' Dance : In Relation to Healing"
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3:15     Chief Shellbone               "Through the Buffalo : The Chiefs helped the People "
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3:15     Kassa Willingham          "Comanche Woman living in a White Man's World"
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4:15      Ricardo Areazola and Cristina Salazar "Atomic Theory and Aztec Dance"
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5:15-6:15           PANEL DISCUSSION IN BALLROOM  
                          Moderator: Ray Duncan
Aaron Pyle - Music by Hakloka
Charles Holland - Drum Making display
Charles Smith - Native Jewelry, Shawls, and Powwow paraphernalia
Doug Large Little Hawk - Native flutes for sale
Julia Nava - Indigenous Art
Deerheart Hummingbird and Judy Cyr-Jewelry and Native paraphernalia
Greg Yawakia- Native Wares
Shalee : "Women's and Children's Regalia for Dance Competition." Styles of Dance and Everyday Etiquette
Juanita Lopez, RN, BSN, CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator): Educational literature on diabetes, one on one diabetes education
For additional information, contact Organization President Shelby Stewart at, or Roxana Tuff, faculty advisor to the Native American Student Association, at (830) 660-9496 or via email at