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Native American Heritage Month Events 2019

    De-Stress with Miss Native UCO

  • Join the Miss Native American UCO as she focuses on her platform, “Higher Education in Native American youth”. This event will focus on the mental health aspect of her platform as she shares her passion of sewing, which has helped he mentally and culturally during her pursuit of Higher Education.
  •  4-6 p.m.Friday, Nov.1, NUC, second floor, Room 201
  • Sponsors: Miss Native UCO, S.T.A.R.S.

    Fry-Bread & Hot Chocolate Fundraiser

  • Need a quick snack on your way to class or some dessert after lunch? Come by the Clock Tower, next to Broncho Lake and grab some Native American frybread, with your choice of honey, powdered sugar, or both, and some hot chocolate! You don’t want to miss this!
  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov.5, Clock Tower, UCO
  • Sponsor: Native American Student Association

    Native American Heritage Month Kick-Off

  • Celebrate the kickoff of Native American Heritage Month at the University of Central Oklahoma with keynote speaker Ms. Rebecca Nagle who will speak about the resilience of Native culture in her address centered on the Native American Heritage theme, “Resilience of Native People.” Don’t miss this afternoon of good food, culture, and celebration.
  • 2-4p.m. Wed., Nov.6,NUC, second floor, Ballroom A
  • STLR: Global & Cultural Competency
  • Sponsors: Native American Heritage Month Task Force

    Beading with NASA

  • Come on out to or Native American Student Association BEADING event! We will be teaching how to make a beaded wristlet for your keys! This is a make and take event! So, come on out and see what this is about!
  • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wed., Nov.13, NUC,second floor, Room 201
  • Sponsors: Native American Student Association

     Scholarship Workshop

  • Having trouble finding scholarships? Confused by the application process? Join the Chickasaw Nation as they host a workshop that will be able to guide you in the right direction! This will be a lunch and learn, come on out and join us!
  • 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Wed.,Nov.13,NUC, second floor, Cherokee Room 213
  • Sponsors: Chickasaw Nation

     Get Fresh: Diabetes Awareness & Cooking Class

  • November 14 is World Diabetes Day. Please join the Native American Student Association for a discussion over the epidemic of diabetes within the Native American community and learn to learn affordable and quick ways to eat healthier with these delicious recipes from the Get Fresh program.
  • 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Thr., Nov.14 NUC, second floor, Room 201
  • Sponsors: NASA, Chickasaw Nation

    Miss Native Scholarship Pageant

  • The Miss Native UCO pageant is a time to honor and recognize Native American culture and to celebrate women for their academic achievement, community involvement, talent, and knowledge of Native American heritage and current events by providing an opportunity for leadership development and enhancement throughout their college campus and cultural community.
  • 7 p.m. Sat., Nov.16, NUC, second floor, Constitution Hall, Room 200

    Mascots: How They Affect Native Identity

  • Come join us for a discussion over Native American Mascots and how they affect those who identify as Native American. We will be hearing from those educated in the field as well discussing it amongst our peers. You don’t want to miss it!
  • 6-7p.m.,Tuesday, Nov.19, NUC,third floor, Mary Fallin Room 304
  • Sponsors: Native American Student Association, UCO National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

     Movie Showing: Te Ata

  • Te Ata (TAY’ AH-TAH) is based on the inspiring, true story of Mary Thompson Fisher, a woman who traversed cultural barriers to become one of the greatest Native American performers of all time. Born in Indian Territory, and raised on the songs and stories of her Chickasaw culture, Te Ata’s journey to find her true calling led her through isolation, discovery, love and a stage career that culminated in performances for a United States president, European royalty and audiences across the world. Yet, of all the stories she shared, none are more inspiring than her own.
  • 6 p.m.,Wed., Nov. 20, LAS L01
  • Sponsors: Chickasaw Nation

    Native Fit Class: Self Defense

  • 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.,Thr., Nov. 21, NUC, Carl Calibers Room 300
  • Sponsors: Native American Student Association

    Heroes of Heritage: Native American Heritage Month Speaker

  • The event will be sponsored by the UCO VetHERO Center and the Central Veterans Student Organization and will showcase a veteran who identifies with the Native American demographic. The speaker will have moving stories or unique experiences that will inspire the next generation of leaders.
  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Mon., Nov. 25
  • Sponsors: UCO VetHero Center, Central Veterans Student Association


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  • 100 N. University Drive NUC BOX 321
  • Edmond, OK 73034
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