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September

DATE TBA Native American Poetry Reading - Roberta Hill Whiteman (Oneida), University of Wisconsin/Madison
Nationally-recognized poet Whiteman will give readings from a variety of her works, including the well-known poem The Star Quilt.
11-12/Fri-Sat. Michigan "Boxes Under the Bed©" Quilt Heritage Conference
Fri. 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m./ Sat. 9:00 - 3:00 p.m.
By invitation only for members of Michigan quilt guilds.
Contact: Beth Donaldson 517/432-3800
17 - Thursday "A Native Perspective on Women's Art"
Lecture/demonstration by Alice Olsen William
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8:00 - 9:20 a.m., MSU Museum
Quilt artist and Trent University (Peterborough, Ontario, Canada) lecturer Alice Olsen Williams (Anishnabe) of Curved Lake Reserve, Ontario will talk about her introduction to quilting and the meaning and stories behind her quilt designs.

Open only to students enrolled in MSU art history classes, Women in Art.

"A Native Perspective on Women's Art"
Lecture/demonstration by Alice Olsen William
7:00 - 8:30 p.m., MSU Museum Auditorium
Quilt artist and Trent University lecturer Alice Olsen Williams (Anishnabe) of Curved Lake Reserve, Ontario will talk about her introduction to quilting, the meaning and stories behind her quilt designs
18 - Friday Native Quilting Workshop - Alice Olsen Williams

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 noon or 6:30 - 9:30 p.m., Country Stitches
Quilt artist and Trent University lecturer Alice Olsen Williams (Anishnabe) of Curved Lake Reserve, Ontario whose work is featured in the national exhibition and publication To Honor and Comfort: Native Quilting Traditions as well as in the new book Quiltworks Across Canada, will share experiences and insights on Native quilting.

Cost: $20/person

Contact: Country Stitches (517) 351-2416

"Meet the Artist: Alice Olsen Williams" - Native Quilting Demonstration
2:00- 3:30 p.m., MSU Museum Main Gallery
An opportunity for students and the general public to talk with Alice Olsen Williams (Anishnabe) of Curved Lake Reserve, Ontario