A Special Event Honoring Native American Heritage Month

Students, faculty and staff are invited to join a special luncheon event celebrating Native American Heritage Month featuring a presentation by Mr. Curtis Zunigha, co-founder and co-director of The Lenape Center, NYC.
Curtis Zunigha, co-founder and co-director of The Lenape Center, NYC
Curtis Zunigha, co-founder and co-director of The Lenape Center, NYC

The Office of Equity and Diversity and the Multicultural Center are pleased to present Mr. Curtis Zunigha, an enrolled member of the Delaware Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma, at an in-person luncheon event on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 @ 11:30 a.m., to be held in the Rose Room, Brennan Hall 509. This event will also be streamed via Zoom. Registration is required to attend luncheon and receive zoom information.

Mr. Zunigha’s presentation will center around the story or the Lenape people who inhabited the Lackawanna and Delaware River Valleys, our Land Acknowledgement statement and what it truly means, and essential steps going forward in service of social justice.

Curtis ZunighaMr. Zunigha has over 35 years of experience as a practitioner of Lenape/Delaware culture, language, customs and traditions. He serves as a Co-Director of the Lenape Center (thelenapecenter.com) a nonprofit arts and cultural education organization based in New York City.

He has served as a consultant and lecturer to several prominent local organizations such as the  Philadelphia Museum of Art, American Philosophical Society, Library Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Historical Society, and the University of Pennsylvania.

The greater Scranton community is invited to attend via Zoom. Please use the registration link to receive Zoom information.

Register for luncheon or Zoom here.

For more information or help with registration, please contact Jennifer.penningotn@scranton.edu, or call 570-903-9450.

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