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Night Out at the Museum - March 21, 2015

Marie Potts, Image courtesy of the Dorothy Hill Collection, CSU ChicoPlease join us for a Night Out at the Museum on Saturday, March 21, from 6:30pm-8:30pm.  Reception for “The Lettered Life of a Mountain Maidu Woman: An Archival Portrait of Marie Mason Potts”, presented by guest curator Terri Castaneda, Professor of Cultural Anthropology at CSU Sacramento. Castaneda has written several articles about Marie Potts and is currently writing a book about her life. This new exhibit documents the uncommon life story of Marie Mason Potts, from her birth to the final decades of her life, when she gained state and national prominence as a writer, newspaper editor, and spokesperson on behalf of Maidu, Native Californian, and American Indian cultural traditions and rights.

Closing reception for “Indigenous Peoples Days” featuring speaker Tiffany Adams. Indigenous Peoples Days, sponsored by the Sierra College Native American Club, is a 4 day event at Sierra College Rocklin campus featuring lectures and films by Native Americans. Please visit Sierra College Events for more information.

Program starts at 7pm. Light refreshments will be available.

March 21, from 6:30pm-8:30pm

Maidu Museum & Historic Site
1970 Johnson Ranch Drive
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 774-5934

  Night Out at the Museum
Please join us every 3rd Saturday, January through November from 6:30pm-8:30pm for a FREE “Night Out at the Museum”, part of the 3rd Saturday Art Walk. Museum doors open at 6:30pm. Cultural programs start at 7pm. Light refreshments will be available. 

2015 Upcoming Shows:
"Indians Irony and Identity" curated by Judith Lowry, Charley Burns, Native American Youth Art Show, Great Basin Native Artists Collective, Dugan Aguilar, Dal Castro, and the third annual “Calling All Coyotes” show.

Every 3rd Saturday, January through November, from 6:30pm-8:30pm



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