Wynona Moore Lipman Ethnic Studies Center

The Kean University Library’s Wynona Moore Lipman Ethnic Studies Center presented the following program:

Program: "Unlearning American Indian Stereotypes"

Where: Wynona Moore Lipman Ethnic Studies Center,
Kean University Library, Room 208

Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Time: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Dr. Helen Rende, commissioner of the New Jersey Department of State Commission on American Indian Affairs, presented a lecture and discussion that examined the lifestyles, beliefs, and language preservation and culture of today’s American Indian/Native American. This program also questioned what is correct: American Indian or Native American, and are mascots harmful and painful? In addition to the lecture and discussion, Rende had a display of clothing and other cultural articles.

This program was offered through the Horizons Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.



For additional information contact: Eleanor M. McKnight at ext. 7-4621 or emcknigh@kean.edu.