NWC News Desk

22nd annual Buffalo Feast held at Northwest College Thursday, Nov. 8

Posted October 29, 2018
By NWC News Desk

In celebration of National Native American Heritage Month, the Native Ways Club at Northwest College hosts its annual Buffalo Feast Thursday, Nov. 8, at 6 p.m. in the Yellowstone Building Conference Center.

The feast includes buffalo brisket, Three Sister soup, Bannock bread and other foods indigenous to the Americas.

The performance, which gets underway at 7 p.m., will feature drumming and signing demonstrations by Johnny Tim Yellowtail and The Crow Song Dogg’s. They’ll showcase Apsáalooke-Crow Nation and Native American music. Yellowtail is a member of the Crow Nation raised in the Apsáalooke ways.

Tickets for this event cost $20 for adults, $12 for children 12 years old and younger and $10 for NWC students. Those who wish to attend are encouraged to reserve tickets no later than Monday, Nov. 5.

For reservations and more information, contact Amy McKinney, associate professor of history at Northwest College, at Amy.McKinney@nwc.edu or 307-754-6008.

The celebration of Native American Heritage Month continues with a Stothart Reading Wednesday, Nov. 7, at noon in the Hinckley Library. All are invited and welcome to share their original writing, favorite pieces or simply listen to others.

Additionally, McKinney will share a talk titled “Pueblo Indians of the American Southwest” Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 4 p.m. in the Intercultural House, located at 565 College Drive.

Her talk will focus on the history and culture of the various tribes of the American Southwest. McKinney will discuss specific groups including the Acoma, or “Sky People,” religious ceremonies, pottery and key historic events. The lecture will also include an overview of the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque with a focus on the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico.

The Stothart Reading and lecture are free and open to the public.

For more NWC events, visit https://nwc.edu/events/.

22nd annual Buffalo Feast held at Northwest College Thursday, Nov. 8
Photo credit:Christine Garceau