PRINCETON-CALDWELL TRAIL OF TEARS COMMISSION INC.
TONY NAVA IN PRINCETON NAVEMBER 26TH
Anthony Nava enjoys touring throughout the Ohio Valley area, as a solo artist, Anthony is an accomplished musician who tours nationwide for concerts, American Indian events, museums, fairs, and festivals. Anthony also teaches about Cultural Diversity at local colleges and teaches American Indian culture, dance and music at schools reaching grades K-12. Anthony was influenced to teach children about his culture when he saw a lack of information regarding American Indians in schools, and also felt the need to help to remove stereotypes surrounding Indigenous Peoples' of America.
Anthony will be at Caldwell County School system on Monday, November 26th and will have a presentation at the George Coon Library at 7:00 pm. Everyone is invited to attend.
“ I teach the importance of Oral Traditions, Social Structure of our Peoples', Religious Aspects, Tribal Politics, Family Structure, Economics (trade system), Medicines, Foods (gathering, hunting and how the people prepared and cooked food), I explain the importance of Regalia, and demonstrate many types of dances. In music, I explain the many types of instruments and songs. I use rattles, flutes and drums, and teach the importance of why they were used in our traditions and culture in the past and why they are still used today.”
Trail of Tear Memorial Walk, Saturday September 8th
Come out on November 1, 2007
And be a part
Unveiling of the 1st Trail of Tears
On South Jefferson Street
At 10:00 am
Mayor Cherry will give a proclamation on behalf of Princeton for Native American History Month
For more information about the Trail of Tears Commission, contact 365-2031 or 365-5393 or email firstname.lastname@example.org