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American Indians Today

The U.S. Embassy Lecture Series

Allison Davis-White Eyes

The U.S. Embassy cordially invites students and teachers from Berlin schools (grade 10-13) to participate in a lecture and discussion program on

American Indians Today: A Discussion with Allison Davis-White Eyes

Allison Davis-White Eyes works as Coordinator in the Indian Education Office at Oregon State University. Previously she served as Special Assistant to the President on Native American Affairs, also at University of Oregon. She received a BA in American History in 1983, and an MA in American Indian Studies: History and Law in 1988 from the University of California, Los Angeles. She will complete her doctoral degree in Education in 2008.

Date: June 3, 2008
Time: 11:00-14:00
Venue: Ethnologisches Museum Dahlem
Arnimallee 27
14195 Berlin-Dahlem
Tel.: 030/83010
Museumseingang: Lansstraße 8

Program
11:00 Welcome remarks
Ruth Anne Stevens-Klitz, Deputy Cultural Attaché
Philipp Kneis, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin/Universität Potsdam

11:15–12:30 Lecture and discussion as well as introduction to the Museum’s collection
Allison Davis-White Eyes, Oregon State University
Dr. Peter Bolz, Ethnologisches Museum Berlin

12:30 Groups are invited to visit the exhibit "Indianer Nordamerikas. Vom Mythos zur Moderne"

The program will be conducted in English.

Pl. register with: KruegerKI@state.gov by May 28, 2008

How to get there
U-Bhf. Dahlem Dorf
Bus 110 Domäne Dahlem, 183, X83 Museen Dahlem, X11 Dahlem-Dorf