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For Immediate Release

Jan. 24, 2014

Contact: Lesley Fry (419) 995-8671 or Pam Joseph (419) 995-8284

Ohio State Lima welcomes Native American speaker to campus

The Ohio State University Lima Honors Program welcomes Jaime Oxendine, director of the Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation, as the Spring Semester Honors Colloquium guest speaker from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Thurs., Jan. 30, 2014, in Science 100. Mr. Oxendine will speak on Native Americans in the War of 1812.

Mr. Oxendine is a Native American Speaker, writer and teacher, storyteller, professional musician/educator and civil rights activist. He is of Lumbee/Creek Ancestry and a member of The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. He lectures on Native American culture for schools, universities, and organizations across the United States and performs at Native American ceremonies, celebrations and gatherings throughout the country.

The talk will be approximately one hour in length, followed by a period of questions. The talk is open to the public. For more information about the Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation, go to blackswampintertribalfoundation.com.