TAHLEQUAH – Free hearing tests will take place during the 36th Annual Symposium on the American Indian at Northeastern State University.
The hearing tests will take place on Wednesday, April 16 and Thursday, April 17 from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Symposium participants and guests are invited and the tests are given out as a service of the NSU Speech and Hearing clinic.
“The Sun the Moon the Stars, Rhythms of Life,” the 36th Annual Symposium on the American Indian is set for April 16-19, 2008 at NSU in the University Center.
Featured speakers include Oklahoma Centennial Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner N. Scott Momaday, retired commander of the U.S. Navy and former NASA astronaut John Herrington, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Jerry Elliott, Kiowa traditionalist Kelly Anquoe, documentary filmmaker Sara Barnett-Flores, Navajo cultural consultant Dr. David Begay, Coordinator for the Pawnee Earth Lodge exhibit at the Field Museum of Chicago Mary Ann Bloom, award winning novelist and poet Robert Conley, Sioux traditionalist Warren Hawk, Assistant Site Manager and Public Relations Director for the Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site William Iseminger, Founder and President of the Indigenous Education Institute Dr. Nancy Maryboy, Director of Indians into Psychology at the University of North Dakota Justin D. (Doug) McDonald, and Emeritus Professor of Anthropology and Linguistics at the University of Kansas Dr. Akira Yamamoto.
For more information on the 36th annual Symposium on the American Indian, call the NSU Center for Tribal Studies at 918- 444-4350. For a complete schedule of events, visit www.cts.nsuok.edu/symposium/index.htm.