|Native Song of the Plains Indian|
|Date||Saturday July 29, 2017|
|Time||2:00 PM - 3:00 PM|
First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park
|Description||Montana Conversations program ¿Native Song of the Plains Indian¿ with Kevin Kicking Women
Kevin gives a presentation on Native American song of the Plains Indian. Using contemporary knowledge and sacred knowledge, the presentation explores cultural awareness and how songs play a vital role in Native American experience in today¿s world. Kevin explores cultural identity and survival, taking the audience on a journey from the past to the present to understand how traditional holistic practices are used today.
Kevin Kicking Woman is the Tribal Academic Advisor for the University of Montana and has his Master's Degree in Cultural Anthropology. Kevin has been raised in, lives, and practices his native ceremonies, traditions, and singing and dancing. He was born on the Blackfeet reservation in Browning Montana. His father was Blackfeet and his mother, Cree. He is a member of the Blackfeet tribe, hailing from Star School on the western side of the reservation.
The presentation is free and open to the public. Funding for the Montana Conversations program is provided by Humanities Montana through grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Montana¿s Cultural Trust, and private donations.
For more information about the call the park visitor center at (406) 866-2217.