Albion Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Albion College celebrates Native American Heritage Month with opportunities to learn about two of the many cultural issues facing modern Native Americans. For more information, contact the Albion College Office of Intercultural Affairs at 517/629-0501.

Tuesday, Nov. 13: Dinner and discussion with Pat Dyer-Deckrow, a member of the Little Traverse band of Odawa. Deckrow will discuss her leadership with Michigan's Tribal Council and the legal history of Michigan’s Native American communities. The accompanying dinner is free but reservations are requested. For more information, or to reserve a spot for dinner, contact the Albion College Chaplain's office, or 517/629-0492. 5 p.m., Albion College Umbrella House, 1107 E. Cass St.

Thursday, November 29: Film, "Two Spirits." This documentary examines the hate-crime murder of Navajo teenager Fred Martinez. Although the ancient Navajos recognized and accepted male-bodied persons with a feminine nature, Martinez became a victim of homophobia at the age of 16. 7 p.m., Norris Science Center Towsley Hall