N. Scott Momaday: Words From A Bear
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Join WPSU and the Penn State Indigenous Peoples’ Student Association (IPSA) for a screening and discussion of N. Scott Momaday's Words From A Bear, in celebration of Native Heritage Month. Following the screening, we will move to a Zoom discussion with the filmmaker, Jeffrey Palmer, of the Kiowa Nation.
N. Scott Momaday: Words From a Bear
Delve into the enigmatic life and mind of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and poet N. Scott Momaday, best known for “House Made of Dawn” and a formative voice of the Native American Renaissance in art and literature.
- Tamra Fatemi
Tamra is the Event Coordinator for WPSU Penn State.
- Jeffrey Palmer
Jeffrey Palmer is a Kiowa filmmaker and media artist. As a dean's fellow at the University of Iowa, he received his Master of Fine Arts in film and video production, with an emphasis in documentary film and video installation. He received his Master of Arts in Native American Studies, focusing on Native American exploitation in early cinema and his Bachelor of Arts in cultural anthropology from the University of Oklahoma. He has taught film at the University of Central Oklahoma and Syracuse University and is currently an Assistant Professor in Cornell University’s Department of Performing and Media Arts.
- Tracy Peterson
Tracy Peterson is a member of the Navajo Nation and is the Director of Student Transitions and Pre-College Programs for Penn State's Center for Engineering Outreach and Inclusion.
- Tracy Peterson
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