WVU Parkersburg observes National American Indian Heritage Month with free program.
CONTACT: Debbie Richards, special assistant to the President for policy and social justice, 304-424-8201.
Fast Horse, a Native American performing family, will be featured in a free program Friday, Nov. 12, at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
The family-friendly program will be held at 7 p.m. in the college's Multi-Purpose Room.
Fast Horse has been delighting audiences worldwide since 1998. Transcending age, language and culture, the 75-minute performance focuses on the evolution of Native music and dance through poetry, humor, magic, audience participation, juggling, storytelling, costumes, song and dance.
Fast Horse is a 2010 nominee for best cultural performance artist by the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities.
The program is sponsored by the WVU at Parkersburg Social Justice Committee in observance of National American Indian Heritage Month which is November.
Fast Horse's appearance is funded with the assistance of the WV Higher Education Policy Commission and WV Council for Community and Technical College Education.