Thursday, August 23, 2012
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Side Lawn of Abernethy Hall (Corner of S. Columbia St. & Cameron Ave)
Live music and information about American Indian student organizations at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be part of a welcome event on campus beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, August 23, 2012 on the side lawn of Abernethy Hall.
The UNC American Indian Center will host the event, “Welcome Extravaganza for the Carolina American Indian Community & Friends,” on the lawn of Abernethy Hall at South Columbia Street and Cameron Avenue (Directions). The public, including American Indians from the surrounding area, is invited.
The event will feature two live performances by Lakota John Locklear, Native American bottle-neck slide and Next Generation Artist with the Music Maker Relief Foundation, at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
American Indian student groups will provide information about their activities. The organizations – which are helping to sponsor the event – are the Carolina Indian Circle, First Nations Graduate Circle, Native American Law Students Association, Alpha Chapter of Alpha Pi Omega Sorority Inc., Gamma Chapter of Phi Sigma Nu Native American Fraternity Inc. and the American Indian Science & Engineering Society. Representatives from various campus departments including the American Studies, the Center for Student Success and Academic Counseling, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and The Graduate School will also be available.
The event is part of a Week of Welcome at Carolina to start the fall semester.
For more information or to volunteer for the event, contact Brandi Brooks at (919) 843-4189 or email@example.com.