BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs presents the Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers. The event will be held on Monday, Nov. 6, at 5 p.m. in Kehr Union Building, multi-purpose room B.
Mark Tayac leads the Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers as they carry on the long-standing traditions, culture and heritage of their indigenous ancestors. They will perform an educational and entertaining pow-wow style event. The performance will feature American Indian dance, drums and song.
The Piscataway were the first Native Americans to encounter Captain John Smith on the banks of the Potomac River in 1608. The Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers visit college campuses, are contributors to the History Channel and Discovery Channel, play a part in national pow-wows and festivals, and frequently appear at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.
Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 9,600 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.