Rez Road 2000 and Fulbright Forum – Dr. Delana Smith

Rez Road 2000 and Fulbright Forum – Dr. Delana Smith
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Date(s) - 03/08/21
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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The Minnesota Fulbright Association invites you to stream the production of “Rez Road 2000,” produced by the Minnesota History Theatre.  “Rez Road 2000” is a one-person show performed by Ojibwe writer Jim Northrup. The History Theatre says, “Jim is a Minnesota treasure, a Vietnam Vet, storyteller supreme, author, playwright, grandfather, husband and friend to many.”

After streaming “Rez Road 2000,” there will be a special Fulbright Forum discussion on Zoom, hosted by Professor Delana Smith, Bemidji State University, on Monday, March 8 from 7:00-8:30.  Professor Smith will lead us to a deeper understanding of Ojibwe history, culture, and tribal sovereignty.

This special opportunity is for students and faculty studying in Minnesota on Fulbright fellowships and for Fulbright Association members.  There is a $10 registration fee, refundable when you stream the production and attend the discussion.  Please register by email or by phone, no later than Monday, February 22 at this link and be prepared to pay the registration fee via PayPal:   https://forms.gle/eyNAEcjLeBk1vs538

  • Register no later than February 22 at https://forms.gle/eyNAEcjLeBk1vs538 to receive the streaming link and make a payment of $10 via PayPal to the MN Fulbright Association Chapter, refundable upon attendance at the production and discussion.
  • Stream the production any time convenient for you between February 22 and March 7.
  • Bring your questions, comments and observations to a special Fulbright Forum discussion, hosted by Professor Delana Smith, Bemidji State University, March 8, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

 

**Dr. Delana Smith, a citizen of the Red Lake Nation, former Miss Indian World and BSU alumna, has joined the Bemidji State University faculty as an associate professor of professional education. She hopes to be a role model for Native American students studying education and help all students gain a better understanding of Native American culture, history and heritage.

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