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New Mexico State University events Oct. 12-22

NMSU MUSEUM PRESENTS SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOP


The New Mexico State University Museum hosts family-oriented arts and crafts activities every Saturday from 2-3:30 p.m. through Dec. 8.

On Oct. 13, participants will make a picture of rural indigenous Mexican clothing and be taught how to create a frame for it.

The workshops are free, materials are provided, and no sign-up is necessary. For large groups, call ahead to ensure enough supplies for everyone.

For more information call (505) 646-3739.
NMSU MUSEUM'S ARTISAN SERIES

The New Mexico State University Museum is hosting artist Spencer Nutima to demonstrate traditional Hopi carving from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 17.

Spencer will demonstrate katsina carving and show some of his other art such as float weavings, warp-face weavings and loom.

The event is free. A taste of traditional Hopi food also will be served.

For more information call (505) 646-3739.
NMSU UNION PROGRAM COUNCIL PRESENTS 'VOICES FROM DARFUR'

As part of the Fall Speaker Series, the Union Program Council at New Mexico State University is hosting the national speaking tour, "Voices from Darfur," at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Corbett Center Auditorium.

"Voices from Darfur," sponsored by the Save Darfur Coalition, is aimed to increase awareness of the current genocidal crisis in the western region of Sudan, Africa. A short documentary will be presented followed by testimonials from Darfuri speakers and a question and answer session.

The event is free for everyone.

For more information call (505) 646-3200.
NMSU CENTER FOR LATIN AMERICAN AND BORDER STUDIES TO PRESENT JUAREZ DOCUMENTARY

The Center for Latin American and Border Studies at New Mexico State University will present the documentary Poleo Hablando at 6 p.m. Oct 16 in the Nason House on campus.

The film explains the land dispute in the Granja Lomas de Poleo area of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. It includes testimonies from local residents defending their homes from development projects, intimidation and violence.

The center is located in the Nason House, 1200 University Ave., across from Kinko's.

For more information call (505) 646-6814.