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Photo courtesy of Celebrate Nashville Centennial Park in Nashville will host the 21st annual Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The free event offers a wide range of music, dance, food and activities for all ages. One-in-six Nashvillians is foreign-born, according to Celebrate Nashville’s website. The organization claims that …

Krystal S. Tsosie, Assistant Professor of Medicine from Vanderbilt University presented a scientific and moreover insightful approach to her research on genomic testing in The Controversial Nature of Genetics Research in Native American Communities. Tsosie was born in Shonto, Arizona within the Navajo County, and has conducted research alongside various groups. The topic of discussion …

Anthropologist William “Bo” Taylor gave an exciting and interactive presentation, discussing stereotypes, personal history and what it means to be a Native American in the modern age in Cherokee History, Language, and Culture from a Native Perspective. He is a member of “Ah-ni-gi-lo(la)-hi,” translated from Cherokee as “Cherokee Longhair Clan,” teaches traditional dance to Native …

University Provost Dr. Brad Bartel discussed transformation and social evolution in Fort Lewis: Military Post, Native American Boarding School, and Liberal Arts College, a presentation for the spring semester’s Honors College lecture series. Bartel has an extensive background in anthropology and archaeology, with research published in several scholarly journals. Colorado’s Fort Lewis, a military base that was …

How does Native American fashion look? Introducing the subject with an extensive background in textiles, merchandising, and design,  Dr. Lauren E. Rudd began Monday’s Lecture Series with several questions focused on the audience’s perception of American Indian dress in her presentation titled Native American Fashion: Indigenous Inspiration or Cultural Appropriation…Think About It. Antique photos accompanied …