On August 3, 1990, President of the United States George H. W. Bush declared the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month, thereafter, commonly referred to as Native American Heritage Month. During this month, we celebrate the diverse and rich cultures, histories, and traditions and appreciate the great contributions of the Native Americans.
National Native American Heritage Month Events
Global Eats and the Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers
Date: Tuesday, November 15
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Rosie's Café, Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center (The Ruhl Center)
Organized by: The University Programming Board (UPB), Multicultural Club, and the Office of Global Engagement
Come and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal and watch the Piscataway Nation Singers & Dancers perform. The Piscataway were the first Native Americans to encounter Captain John Smith along the banks of the Potomac River in 1608. Today, Mark Tayac and the Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers carry on the long-standing traditions, culture and heritage of their indigenous ancestors. From Tayac Territory, (Port Tobacco, Maryland), Tayac travels with the Piscataway Nation Singers & Dancers presenting a colorful, educational, and entertaining pow-wow-style campus event featuring American Indian dance, drum, and song.
Co-sponsored by the University Programming Board (UPB) and Multicultural Club at Penn State York and the Office of Global Engagement.