Cama-i Room Program Highlights for Nov. 14-20

November 11, 2011

The Cama-i Room is a social gathering place and study center for all UAA students. Cama-i Room programs and activities celebrate Alaska Native, Native American and Alaska cultures. Cama-i (pronounced Cha-my) is a Yupik and Alutiiq word for “welcome” and “hello” and encompasses the spirit in which this room was created. All events in the Cama-i Room, located in the Gorsuch Commons, are open to the community unless otherwise noted.

Monday, Nov. 14, 5-9 p.m.
Fry Bread Fun
Cama-i Room, Gorsuch Commons
Friday, Nov. 18, 7-9 p.m.
Siberian Yupik Dancing
Gorsuch Commons, Room 106
Monday, Nov. 14, 7-9 p.m.
Yupik Dancing
Gorsuch Commons, Room 106
Saturday, Nov. 19, 12-5 p.m.
Sharing Traditions: Make a Kuspuk
Cama-i Room, Gorsuch Commons
Tonight you will finish your Kuspuk, Atigluk or Bidza’hoolahn. All supplies will be provided.
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 6-7 p.m.
Henry Boucha Shares His Story
Cama-i Room, Gorsuch Commons
Meet and listen to this gifted athlete who retired at the age of 25. He will share stories of being a professional athlete, stories of teamwork, travel, injuries and overcoming other challenges.
Sunday, Nov. 20, 6-10 p.m.
Quilting Sundays
Cama-i Room, Gorsuch Commons
Help sew a child-size and an adult-size blanket that will be donated to local charities. All sewing levels are welcome to participate.
Thursday, Nov. 17, 7-9 p.m.
Sharing Traditions: Make a Kuspuk
Cama-i Room, Gorsuch Commons
Tonight you will cut the pattern for your Kuspuk, Atigluk or Bidza’hoolahn. All supplies will be provided. UAA students can reserve a spot by calling Karla at (907) 751-7452.
Sunday, Nov. 20, 10 p.m.-midnight
Late Night Sunday Charades
Cama-i Room, Gorsuch Commons
Friday, Nov. 18, 5:30-9 p.m.
Sharing Traditions: Make a Kuspuk
Cama-i Room, Gorsuch Commons
Tonight you will sew your Kuspuk, Atigluk or Bidza’hoolahn. All supplies will be provided.
 

These events are presented by the Department of Residence Life and the Alaska Native & Rural Outreach Program (ANROP). For more information about this or other ANROP / Cama-i Room events, please contact the ANROP Coordinator, Karla Booth, at (907) 751-7452 or email ankhb@uaa.alaska.edu.

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