USC Lancaster Native American Studies Center Celebrates 3rd Anniversary
As part of its celebration of Native American Heritage Month, USC Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center will host an afternoon of events on November 20th, including the opening of two new exhibits, a lecture on Catawba pottery, demonstrations of American Indian basketry, and storytelling and musical performances. The day will also mark the Center’s celebration of its third anniversary. Events begin at noon with a lecture by Catawba Indian scholar Brooke Bauer, who will discuss the role of Catawba women. “Solitude and Mystery,” is an exhibit of carvings by Cherokee artist John Julius Wilnoty. There will also be basket-making demonstrations by Catawba artist Faye Greiner,and a musical performance by former Catawba chief Gilbert Blue.