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NAS Week

Throughout the year USCL sponsors public events at the Native American Studies Center highlighting the traditions of South Carolina’s Native peoples, but every year around March or April USCL hosts Native American Studies Week.  Through the efforts of the NAS faculty and committee, USCL offers a series of events celebrating local Native American history, culture, art, music, and dance on campus and at the center.

NAS Week 2019

USC Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center will host its 14th annual Native American Studies Week, “Indigenous Music, Dance, and Drumming,” beginning Friday, March 15 and concluding on Thursday, March 21. Events held during the week include an interactive presentation of Cherokee traditional and social dances, an arts and crafts festival, film screening, art exhibit openings, and lectures discussing the role of drumming in powwows and powwow culture and etiquette. Events are free and open to the public. For more information, call (803) 313-7172.