Event recap: Native American Student Organization hosts More Than a Word at GRCC

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Over 60 students, faculty and community members attended the documentary/panelist discussion More Than a Word, hosted by the Native American Student Organization (NASO) on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

The NASO would like to thank all those who contributed to the success of this event.

Discussion Panelist:

  • Dillon Carr, Professor of Anthropology at GRCC
  • Andre Fields, Counselor at GRCC
  • Belinda Bardwell, GVSU Native American Advisory Council
  • Lynn LaPointe, Michigan Department of Education, Indigenous Education Initiative

Student Organizations:

  • Student Alliance President, Liz Nguyen
  • GRCC Filmmakers, Alex Woodward

GRCC Sponsors:

  • Equity and Inclusion Center
  • Library & Learning Commons
  • GRCC Bookstore
  • College Success Center
  • Orientation
  • Collegiate
  • Media Tech.

Community Supporters:

  • Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi
  • Latino Network Newsletter
  • Anishinaabe Circle
  • GRPS Native American Education Program
  • Chi-Miigwetch (Thank you very much)

NASO Board Members


Native American Student Organization (NASO) preschool event recap

The Native American Student Organization hosted a cultural/educational event at the GRCC preschool Thursday, May 10th.

Activities included:

Music in motion, regalia and instrument displays, hands on building of traditional houses, bracelet making, and Pottawatomie language coloring sheets.

A special thank you (Miigwech) to Lesley Bos and Rachel Beecher for coordinating this event and the preschool for providing a welcoming space.

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