Community

Concert on ice awakens students’ racial awareness
Community

Concert on ice awakens students’ racial awareness

[caption id="attachment_7266" align="alignleft"]deneane-skatingDeneane Richburg, project director and choreographer. Photo Jaccues Jean Tiziou[/caption]Ridder Ice Arena on the U of M campus will come to life on the morning of September 17 as more than 1,000 students from high schools throughout the metro area fill the seats to participate in an educational experience — exploring their own racial and cultural identity and the impact toxic conditioning (or branding) has had on the creation of their own personal identity.

Community

Annual fall gathering held Sept. 19 and 20 at North West Company Fur Post

Celebrate the season with a 19th-century fall gathering of Ojibwe, voyageurs and fur traders. Watch as contestants vie for the title of the best all-around voyageur with tests of strength and cunning. Listen to traditional music, participate in children’s activities, discover camp life and visit with the historical merchants. A festive dance at 6:30 pm on Saturday is a highlight of the weekend. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the North West Company Fur Post. The Fall Gathering Weekend is held Saturday, Sept. 19 from 10 am to 9 pm and Sunday, Sept. 20 from noon to 4 pm. Cost of the event is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and college students, $5 for children ages 6-17 and free for children age 5 and under and MHS members.

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