2nd Annual American Indian Fair

Virginia Indian Program

On Saturday, December 1, 2012, Charlottesville’s Random Row bookstore will be host to the second annual American Indian Fair from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event will feature crafts, poetry, seminars, independent films, workshops, traditional dress and fry bread.

The fair is a collaboration between the American Indian Student Association (AISU) at the University of Virginia, Random Row, and local Virginia Indians and non-Indians. Karenne Wood, the Director of VFH’s Virginia Indian program, will also be there. This event is the final of the Native Heritage Month series hosted by the AISU.


12:00 to 1:00 – Booths/Crafts/Engagement

1:00 to 2:00 –  VINSHE Film Screening during Potluck (appetizers, soup, cornbread, drinks, etc)

2:00 to 2:30 –  Poetry/Article Readings by Karenne Wood

2:30 to 3:00 –  Politics of Legacy Lecture by Guy Lopez

3:00 to 4:30 –  Unmasking Stereotypes of Native Americans Seminar by Loren Intolubbe-Chmil and Lisa Speidel

4:30 to 5:00 –  Medical and Edible Usages of Local Plant Life Workshop by Pat McCafferty

5:00 to 5:30 –  Osage Traditional Dress Demonstration

5:30 to 6:00 –  Closing Messages

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