Muskegon Community College to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Exhibit, Powwow

Muskegon Community College will celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November with a display of artwork and a powwow on campus.

 

Native American art will be on display in the Overbrook Theater hallway from Friday, Nov. 8, through the end of the month. Works by Native American artists Steve Kequom, Waabishiki Meegwan Tony, and Ron Wittenberg will be featured, as well as a video of the artists describing their work.

 

On Monday, Nov. 25, a powwow with participants from across Michigan will take place in MCC’s Collegiate Hall from noon to 4 p.m. Students and the public can drop in for any part of the ceremonies, which are free. The emcee and head drummer will be Al Metzgar.

 

The events are being organized by MCC student Bernadene Crampton and the MCC Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. For more information, contact Dan Rinsema-Sybenga at (231) 777-0569 or dan.rinsema-sybenga@muskegoncc.edu. For more information about the MCC Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, contact Trynette Lottie-Harps at (231) 777-0559 or trynette.lottie-harps@muskegoncc.edu.