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A Reading by Stanley Graham Knick
March 26, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
On March 26, 2018 at 11:00 in the library, Dr. Stanley G. Knick will be giving a program on “Contemporary Challenges Facing Native Americans.” Dr. Knick received a Ph.D. in anthropology at Indiana University (1986); his dissertation examined the health and growth of Lumbee Indian children. At UNC-Pembroke he taught university courses in Native American health, contemporary issues of Native Americans, archaeology, cultural anthropology, and video ethnography. His current interests include video ethnography of NC American Indians, Native American health, archaeology in southeastern North Carolina, art and culture of Native Americans, and global traditional cultures. He is a recipient of the Hamilton McMillan Award for service to the Lumbee Indian community, and is an honorary member of the Lumbee Tribe. He was born in Virginia of mostly Irish and Scot heritage, raised in Texas, and is a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Dr. Stanley Knick will address the following issues from a cultural and historical perspective: cultural diversity, stereotypes, state and federal government regulation, religious freedom, health and substance abuse, and the Pan-Indian movement.