NIC presents storytelling and local history with Coeur d'Alene tribal member
Graduate anthropologist, educator and member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe Frank SiJohn will present on coyote storytelling and local history at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 in Molstead Library’s Todd Hall on NIC’s main campus.
SiJohn collects tribal stories and history for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. SiJohn will present stories of Coyote the trickster, an important icon in tribal storytelling, and history of the Coeur d’Alene and Post Falls region that has significance to the tribe.
Artifacts from the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and the SiJohn family will be on display during the presentation.
In addition, Clayton Broncheau of the Nez Perce Tribe will present an exhibition of traditional Native American dance as part of the program. Clayton is nationally-known for his dancing and will serve as head young man for the Gathering of Nations Powwow in Albuquerque, N.M.
The presentation is sponsored by NIC’s Molstead Library and the NIC Diversity Events Committee. It is free and open to the public.
The event is free and open to the public. However, because of the popularity of these programs and limited seating, attendees must call to reserve free tickets prior to the event.
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NIC Molstead Library Assistant-Circulation Skip Kuck, (208) 769-3355Posted: Monday, Nov. 6, 2006