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October 2013 – April 2014
“salt 8″ featured artist Shigeyuki Kihara will perform her iconic solo dance, which draws on the classical Samoan taualuga to retell the cultural legacy of colonialism in Samoa from an indigenous perspective. Kihara is a prominent artist born in Samoa and based in New Zealand; her work investigates the complexities of cultural identity, colonialism, representation, gender roles, and spirituality through performance, photography, and video. Kihara’s work is featured in the salt gallery, as well as inserted into the UMFA’s Pacific Island galleries in the Dolores Doré Eccles and Frank Sanguinetti Exhibition Wing—a photographic intervention meant to stimulate dialogue among the objects.
You are invited to attend the
Seventh Annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections
A Live Webcast with Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
National Committee on U.S.-China Relations
Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy
Monday, October 28, 2013, 4:45 PM
Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business
The U.S.-China relationship is in the news and at the center of foreign policy discussions across the United States. To help Americans understand this dynamic relationship and to answer their questions on the issues, the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations will conduct the Seventh Annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, featuring a live webcast and Q&A with former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, to be broadcast locally on October 28, 2013 at 4:45 p.m.
Following Albright’s webcast will be an exclusive live presentation by visiting expert Ira Kasoff, Senior Counselor and Member of APCO Worldwide’s International Advisory Council. Dr. Kasoff joined APCO after a long career with the U.S. government, including serving most recently as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia at the U.S. Department of Commerce. His extensive experience in Asia spans more than three decades, with seven commercial service assignments in the region, in addition to private sector and academic experience.
Join us for this exclusive opportunity! Remarks will be broadcast live to town hall audiences in 60 cities and towns across the United States and China. UCCD is the only organization selected to host this event in Utah.
The program will be moderated nationally by Mr. Steve Orlins, President of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, and locally by Dr. Jin Wang, Dean of the Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business at Westminster College.
4:45-5:00 PM: Introduction and Welcome, Laura Dupuy and Dr. Jin Wang
5:00-5:45 PM: Live Webcast with former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
5:45-6:30 PM: Dr. Ira Kasoff, Guest Speaker
6:30-7:00 PM: Reception
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information visit: http://utahdiplomacy.org/what-we-do/china-town-hall/
The Inter-Tribal Student Association hosts its 42nd traditional powwow on Saturday, April 19 at the U’s Olpin Student Union. This year’s theme is “Sustaining Our Culture.”
The powwow is an excellent opportunity for communities to come together and join in dance and song.
“This is a long and proud tradition at the U,” says Octavio Villalpando, associate vice president for Equity & Diversity. “It is a wonderful way for the U to support American Indian students and community, honor their contributions and help others learn about their history and culture.”
9 a.m. — Registration
11 a.m. — Arena Blessing
Noon — Grand Entry
5 p.m. — Dinner Break
6 p.m. — Grand Entry
10 p.m. — Closing Song
Host Drum: Midnite Express
Master of Ceremonies (MC): Tyson Shay
Arena Director: Nino Reyes
Spiritual Advisor: Bob Taylor
Head Man: Patrick Willie
Head Woman: Miss American Indian Woman Scholar 2014 (to be announced)
Color Guard: Utah Intertribal Veterans Association
1. Always stand respectfully during special songs. These include the Grand Entry, flag songs, veteran’s songs or any other song the MC designates. During these songs, men should remove their hats.
2. Pay extra attention to the MC for various announcements about the event and type of dances.
3. Ask permission before taking photos of dancers in regalia. If the photo is for publication or commercial use, this should be explained before the photo is taken.
4. The correct term for a dancer’s outfit is regalia, not costume. Never touch a dancer’s regalia. Many of the ornaments have religious meaning and are cherished family heirlooms.
5. If you see a lost or dropped feather, do NOT pick it up. Notify the nearest staff member, veteran, Head Man Dancer or Arena Director immediately.
6. Pointing with the fingers is considered poor manners by some tribes. If you must point, use your head and nod in the direction you wish to indicate.
7. Feel free to join in the inter-tribal dances by invitation of the MC.
8. Do not ever cross the arena floor! Do not go into drum circles. Stay on the perimeter. If a drum group is singing or about to sing, do not approach the drum.
9. Last of all, powwows are meant to be social events. Make a new friend, eat some food, visit the vendors… have a great time!
If you have any questions about any of the above etiquette or would like to know more, please ask an ITSA member. Also, most dancers, singers, elders and staff are happy to help.