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GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN Levi Rickert, Editor-in-chief of the Native News Network, will offer a glimpse of Contemporary American Indian Life in one of the rare speaking engagements that is open to the public.
Speaking October 2nd & 9th
Mr. Rickert will highlight and challenge students to address misconceptions and correct myths that many non-Indians have about American Indians in a two part class October 2nd and 9th.
Hosting Mr. Rickert is The Osher Life Long Learning Institute at Aquinas College, a self-professed community of adults joining together to achieve personal transformation of mind, body and spirit through lifelong learning and community service.
This class will offer a realistic glimpse into the lives of American Indians today.
Levi Rickert makes himself available on a limited bases to address tribal organizations, non-Indian organizations, Universities and corporations, is a tribal citizen of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and former executive director of the North American Indian Center of Grand Rapids. He co-founded The Native News Network in 2011 and serves as it's editor-in-chief. His most recent published essay, "Indian Pride"
This event is open to the public at a cost of $42 for both dates.
American Indians Today
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Tuesday, October 2 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Tuesday, October 9 1:30 - 3:30 pm
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