Co-sponsorship funding with World Touch Cultural Heritage series is a possibility, especially for student organizations. To submit a funding request, please complete this form at least 4 weeks in advance to allow for a committee-based decision, and, if funded, we can be included in marketing materials. This form goes to Gus Claymore, WTCH chairperson.
As part of the University of Minnesota Morris' World Touch Cultural Heritage Series, Chef Sean Sherman (founder/CEO of "The Sioux Chef") will be visiting the University of Minnesota Morris campus for two events that are free and open to the public.
On Monday, November 11, from 6:30-8:00 p.m., at the Turtle Mountain Cafe (TMC), Student Center, the chef will hold an interactive discussion and cooking demonstration using indigenous foods.
On Tuesday, November 12, from 7:00-8:30 p.m., Edson Auditorium, Student Center, Sherman will give a keynote address called The (R)evolution of Indigenous Food Systems in North America with a book signing and reception to follow. Guest parking can be at the North Parking lot for free.
This year, WTCH's theme is "Renewing our Relations" and its focus is on the Native American cultures. Additional co-sponsorship is by the UMN Morris Native American Student Success (NASS) program with support from the U.S. Department of Education Title III Native American Serving NonTribal Institutions (NSANTI) program. The U.S. Department of Education recongnizes the University of Minnesota, Morris as a NSANTI - one of 24 colleges. Native students comprise over 24% of the student body.
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