November is Native American Heritage Month. In partnership with UConn Native American Cultural Programs, the UCONN Asian American Cultural Center, the Sport Management Program in the Neag School of Education, and the UConn Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program, we’re bringing WNBA star Shoni Schimmel to Storrs! This is a two part event taking place next week:
Screening of Off The Rez:
Monday, 10/9, 6-8pm, Laurel Hall 101
Off The Rez is an unforgettable story about Shoni Schimmel and her family’s determined pursuit of the American dream, from their Native American roots on an Oregon reservation to playing in the WNBA for the Atlanta Dream, and so much more. Check out the trailer here!
Shoni Schimmel Lecture with Q&A + Meet and Greet:
Tuesday, 10/10, 7-8pm, Student Union Theatre (Meet and Greet 8-9pm in the Student Union North Lobby)