Events

Collidescope 4.0: Adventures in Pre and Post-Racial America

Friday, October 4, 2019

University of Minnesota Department of Theatre Arts & Dance presents 'Collidescope 4.0: Adventures in Pre & Post-Racial America' from October 24 - November 3, 2019, at the Whiting Proscenium Theatre.  Conceived & directed by Ping Chong and Talvin Wilks, in collaboration with Ping Chong + Company. 

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'Manoomin' brings together UMN researchers and tribal members

Friday, October 4, 2019

For the past two years, River Spry has ventured out in his canoe to harvest wild rice. Spry, a forestry technician for the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in northern Minnesota, said harvesting the tall, green stalks of wild rice is an intimate process.

“Just being out there, you are so connected to the plant and the Earth. It is a beautiful thing,” Spry said. “It changed my life. The rest of my life I will be a ricer.” 

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