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Storyteller highlights Native American heritage

Over a dozen La Verne community members gathered for storytelling and wisdom honoring Native American Heritage Month hosted by the Center for Multicultural Services on Monday at the Ludwick Center. 

‘The Thanksgiving Play’ challenges tradition

The theatre department’s production of “The Thanksgiving Play” opened last night and runs this weekend and next just in time for the holiday.

Professor emphasizes the connection between art and happiness

Yvette Latunde, co-director of the Center for Educational Equity and Intercultural Research, presented her lecture, “How the Arts Enhance My Academic Life,” Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Boardroom. Latunde spoke in part of the La Verne Academy’s weekly faculty lecture series, where five students attended in person and 12 people attended online. 

Chicana artist dedicates her art to Latinx culture

Barbara Carrasco, a Los Angeles-based Chicana artist and activist, spoke about her art with Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta Wednesday at the Virtual Latinx Heritage Month series with 16 participants via Zoom.

Natives are left behind without recognition

The Native American tribes of Louisiana have been devastated following Hurricane Ida, a category four hurricane, which made landfall Aug. 29.

Tongva member discusses Native culture

Jane Duran, known by her Tongva Indian tribal name Morning Star, spoke at the Ludwick Center Sky Bridge on Tuesday.

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