The Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness exhibition was on display at Virginia Tech, Newman Library from September 16 - October 25, 2016 at Newman Library
Exhibit-related Events were held at various locations: Newman Library, 560 Drillfield Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061 - (MAP); Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, 2 Riverside Circle Suite M140, Roanoke, VA 24016 - (MAP); Turfgrass Research Center, 615 Southgate Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061 - (MAP)
Two events were recorded and are available in VTechWorks, the Virginia Tech Institutional Repository - see recording links below.
September 16, 2016
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Newman Library 2nd Floor Commons
Native Voices Panel Discussion
September 20, 2016
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Held concurrently at: Newman Library 1st Floor Multipurpose Room (MAP)
& Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (MAP)
Beyond 1492: What the Land Has to Teach for a Sustainable Future
October 10, 2016
Indigenous Garden, Turfgrass Research Center, 615 Southgate Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061
- From US 460 take Soputhgate Dr. PAST Lane Stadium on left. Continue past German Club on Right.
- (If driving from campus take West Campus Drive all the way to Washington St. Left on to Washington St. at Traffic Circle, right onto Beamer Way, Left on Southgate Dr.)
- Immediately after passing under the Pedestrian overpass, which is the Huckleberry Trail, take a RIGHT into the Turfgrass Research Center.
- Garden site will be on the left.
- Drivers should park on the shoulders along the road.
Take the Huckleberry Trail from Blacksburg Library and following all the way to Pedestrian Bridge. Take steps down and cross Southgate.
: Samuel R. Cook, Director, American Indian Studies, Associate Professor, Sociology, Virginia Tech, (540) 231-9596 firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: Take a tour through the Indigenous Garden to learn about traditional uses of the various plants grown there and intercropping techniques from Victoria Ferguson, a Monacan Horticulturalist who directed the original planting of the Monacan portion of the garden.
Sponsors: This event is sponsored by Virginia Tech University Libraries, Virginia Tech American Indian Studies, and Virginia Tech Human Nutrition Foods & Exercise.