Montana State University will observe American Indian Heritage Day with a variety of FREE events on Friday, September 26 on MSU's Centennial Mall (behind Montana Hall).

The events, scheduled from 11 am - 1:30 pm on September 26, pay tribute to the cultural legacy and societal contributions of Native American people in Montana and the U.S. They include dance demonstrations, musical and comedy performances, a drum presentation from the Bobcat Singers and local pow wow dancers, a workshop by Native artists Ben Pease, Alisha Fisher and Louis Still Smoking, and a tipi presentation.

MSU American Indian Heritage Day is sponsored by the MSU Department of Native American Studies, the American Indian Council and the Diversity Awareness Office. For more information, visit calendar.msu.montana.edu/events/12898.