On Tuesday, December 6, at 5 p.m., the Eastern Woodland Pathways Dance Troupe and Spirit Wing will perform in the Atrium of the Steinman College Center. The Dance Troupe provides a rare look into the social dances of the indigenous people of the North Eastern United States and Canada. Their dances represent the Munsee and Iroquois Confederacy. Spirit Wing, which features Barbara Andrews Christy on native flute and vocals and Barry Lee on guitar and lead vocals, performs original contemporary Americana/Country music with lyrics reflecting Native America.
|On Monday, November 14 at 4:30 in the Academy Room, Carolyn Rittenhouse will present Native American Traditions Provide Healing. Ms. Rittenhouse is a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota and lives in Lancaster with her family. She is a graduate of Millersville University with a B.A. in Anthropology and is completing her Master’s Degree in Social Work. Throughout Pennsylvania and at Millersville University, she has educated others on the lives, identity, and traditions of Native peoples. Carolyn works in the Educational Foundations Department at Millersville University and continues her education and research on her Native American ancestry.|