Saturday, September 12, 2009

Haskell Indian Art Market

Lawrence is fortunate to host two universities. In addition to the University of Kansas, our town is home to Haskell Indian Nations University. Haskell was originally opened as a school to assimilate children into the dominant European culture, but it later became an inter-tribal university. We have attended the Haskell Indian Art Market almost every year since our move to Kansas, often bringing along visiting scholars to expose them to the unique North American cultures represented at the event. This year a Fulbright scholar from Ukraine accompanied us as we perused the art, enjoyed music and dance performances, and snacked on fry bread. A video and photos follow.


Kristin said...

Where's the picture of the fry bread?! Yum!

Erik, Lea, and Carter Herron said...

I normally take pictures of interesting food, but forgot to this time. We often get "Indian tacos" at Haskell events (fry bread topped with a taco filling). - Erik