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MSU professor launches Web site to aid veterans with PTSD

A Montana State University Native American Studies professor has launched a new Web site that he hopes will help veterans cope with post-traumatic stress disorder through forums that discuss ceremonies. The site was developed by Lawrence Gross, assistant professor of Native American Studies at MSU and an Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) Indian who is a member of the White Earth reservation in Minnesota. His new Veterans Ceremonies Web site is at http://www.veteranceremonies.org/default.aspxRead more...

Native Canadian documentary filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin spoke at MSU on May 2, 2011. Obomsawin screened three of her films: "When All the Leaves Are Gone," "Gene Boy Came Home" and excerpts from "Kanehsatake." The screenings were followed by a question and answer session with Obomsawin. Read more

The 36th annual Montana State University American Indian Council Pow Wow was held April 1-2, 2011 at MSU's Brick Breeden Fieldhouse. The MSU pow wow is one of the largest in Montana. Pow wow events are free and open to all. Read more

Visiting scholar Blaze Kwaymullina, an Aboriginal academic from the University of Western Australia, delivered the 2010 Phyllis Berger Memorial Lecture on Nov. 10, 2010. Read more

MSU celebrated Native American Heritage Day with a variety of events scheduled on MSU's Centennial Mall on Sept. 24, 2010. The events, which pay tribute to the cultural legacy of Native American people in the U.S., included dance demonstrations, musical performances and storytelling as well as displays of traditional cultural attire. Read more

 

 

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