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