Time: Monday, October 14, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Ohio Union US Bank Conference Theatre
Join Native American/Indigenous Student Initiatives, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) and the Native American Indigenous Peoples Cohort (NAIPC) in recognition of Indigenous Peoples Day with a keynote talk from DeLesslin George-Warren. DeLesslin is a queer artist, researcher, and organizer from Catawba Indian Nation whose work ranges from performance to installation art to community education to food sovereignty to language revitalization. Since 2017 he has been the Special Projects Coordinator for the Catawba Cultural Preservation Project where he facilitates the Catawba Language Project, several food sovereignty initiatives, and other community education projects. In 2018 DeLesslin was recognized as a 2018 “40 Under 40” by the National Council on American Indian Enterprise Development. In 2017 he was selected as a Dreamstarter by Running Strong for American Indian Youth and in 2016 he was recognized as a “25 Under 25” by United National Inter Tribal Youth.
Melissa Beard Jacob
Student Life Multicultural Center
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