NATIVE ROOTS MONOLOGUES FEAT. TARA HOUSKA & TOTUS SPOKEN WORD EXPERIENCE
Charles Carroll Room of Stamp | Doors open at 6PM
Sponsored by MICA, ODI, and TOTUS
Started in 2014 by the Office of Multicultural Involvement & Community Advocacy, Native Roots Monologues is UMD's signature Native American Indian Heritage Month event, featuring student performances from TOTUS and a guest speaker or performer from the Native American Indian Community.
LAS CAFETERAS & MARYLAND LATIN DANCE CLUB
Stamp Atrium | 6-10PM
Sponsored by MICA and the Mryland Latin Dance Club
A concert with Las Cafeteras followed by dance instruction from the Maryland Latin Dance Club.
Las Cafeteras create a vibrant musical fusion with a unique East LA sound and a community-focused political message. Their Afro-Mexican rhythms, zapateado & inspiring lyrics tell stories of a community who is looking for love & fights for justice in the concrete jungle of Los Angeles.
The Maryland Latin Dance Club (MLDC) is dedicated to introducing the beauty of Latin dance to the University of Maryland community. it provides a welcoming space where beginner, intermediate, and advanced dancers can come together to learn while meeting others who are equally passionate about Latin dance.
Baltimore Room of Stamp | 6-9PM
Sponsored by Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.- Upsilon Chapter, TOTUS, MICA, Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority Inc.-Alpha Delta Alumnae Chapter
Violence in society can range from sexist comments in class to reports of terrorist attacks abroad. Join us in creating a safe space for artists to showcase their reactions to theses acts of violence. Dance, spoken word, music, and other expressions will allow us to better understand one another so we can heal collectively and promote peace.
DIVERSITY FEAST & FILM: SHOUTING SECRETS
Nyumburu Cultural Center Multipurpose Room | 6:30-9PM
A relaxing evening of food, film, and fun!
Admission: 1 cultural food dish to share or 1 canned food donation for the Campus Pantry
NATIVE COMMUNITY WELLNESS FAIR
Chesapeake Bay Enviornmental Center, 600 Discovery Lane, Grasonville, MD | 10AM-4PM
INTERNALIZED OPPRESSION: THE TIE THAT BINDS US?
WITH DR. E.J.R. DAVID
Margaret Brent Room of Stamp | 5:30-7PM
Sponsored by MICA and Asian American Studies
Throughout history, people are stereotyped and discriminated against simply because of their social group membership. But what does it look like when such oppression gets under their skin? With a focus on Filipinos' colonial past and neocolonial contemporary reality, this presentation will cover the manifestations and implication of internalized oppression as felt and experienced by various communities.
BALTIMORE AMERICAN INDIAN CENTER 42ND ANNUAL POW-WOW NATIVE AMERICAN FESTIVAL
Towson University- University Union 2nd Floor Union Garage Entrance | 11AM-7PM; Grand Entry at 12 Noon
Admission: Adults $10; Children $5, Children 3 and under may attend for free
Free Parking in Union Garage
Sponsored by Interlock Steel, INC
Enjoy cultural presentations, Native American dance and drumming, jewelry, art, clothing, and food.