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October events at WFU anthropology museum

By Pam Barrett
Oct. 3, 2005

Wake Forest University's Museum of Anthropology will host two lectures and a workshop and performance in October. These free, public events will be held in the Museum of Anthropology.

Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. "Promoting Culture and Preserving Heritage: Challenges for the New Millennium" with Hassoum Cessay, curator for the Gambia National Museum.

Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. "Native American and Indigenous Rights: Who's in Charge?" with Traci Hobson of the Indigenous Law Center in Tucson, Ariz.

Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. "Vignettes of the Life of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha (1656-80), Mohawk Holy Woman," written by Sarah Hassenplug. The event features a workshop with Hassenplug and a performance by Terry Steele.

The Museum of Anthropology is open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information about these event or current exhibits, call (336) 758-5282 or visit

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