Ancestral Voices

past event

May 7, 2019 -
May 11, 2019

11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Open to the Public

Expressing teachings of the past, through the arts.

Join us in welcoming the Omaha Public Schools Native Indigenous Centered Education (N.I.C.E.) Program to KANEKO for an exhibition of creative works by students in the N.I.C.E. Program. The week-long exhibition will be free and open to the public, feature special programs and events, and finish with a screening of UmoNhoN Iye – The Omaha Speaking.

Tuesday, May 7
Exhibition open 11 am – 8 pm
Creativity & Function of Art in Indigenous Communities
Presentation: 5 – 8 pm

Wednesday, May 8
Exhibition open 11 am – 5 pm

Thursday, May 9
Exhibition open 11 am – 8 pm
Importance of Spoken Word
Poetry Slam
Writing contest winner
Special guest: Antoine Edwards
Presentation: 5 – 8 pm

Friday, May 10
Exhibition open 11 am – 5 pm
UmoNhoN Iye – The Omaha Speaking Screening 7 pm
Please register for the film screening here.

Saturday, May 11
Exhibition open 11 am – 5 pm

About N.I.C.E.: N.I.C.E. believes educational success and life achievement for our Indigenous population is accomplished by advocacy, sustained cultural identity, family involvement, strong communication and positive life experiences. We are a community of leaders who educate, build, strengthen, and advocate for our Indigenous families through cultural identity and academic success.

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