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Date:
May 5, 2016
For More Information Contact:
Bob Esquivel, Aging Partners, 402-441-6192
David Norris, Aging Partners, 402-441-6156

Public Invited to Program on Dakota Storytelling

The public is invited to attend "Storytelling of the Dakota" at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 13 at the Downtown Senior Center, 1005 "O" St. Joyzelle Gingway Godfrey of Lincoln, a specialist in the historical culture of the Lakota and Dakota Sioux people, will present the program.

The presentation uses stories to show the historic societal structure of the Dakota people. The adventures of the first set of twins born in the world give a glimpse of the family structure, food gathering and beliefs of their tribal people.

People of all ages are invited to attend, but preregistration is required. There is an $8 suggested donation for people age 60 and over, and an $8 fee for people under age 60. Van transportation can be arranged for people age 60 and over for a suggested contribution of $4. To make reservations or to arrange van transportation, call 402-441-6135 by Tuesday, May 10.

The presentation is a program of Aging Partners with funding support provided by Humanities Nebraska. More information on Aging Partners is available at aging.lincoln.ne.gov.


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