• Celebrating the Haverford Difference

    Friday, October 24, 2014–October 26, 2014
    8:30 am–7:30 pm

    Join us on campus for a special fall weekend celebrating the Haverford difference. There will be a range of exciting festivities—panels, discussions, and open houses—for the entire College community.

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Native American History and Culture Festival

March 29 to April 10, 2014

Native American history and culture will be the focus of a diverse array of events happening on campus.

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Schedule

Saturday, March 29, 2014

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Roots of Injustice, Seeds of Change: Toward Right Relationships with America’s Native Peoples
Led by Paula Palmer of Boulder Friends Meeting. Sponsored by Haverford’s Office of Quaker Affairs, the workshop is aimed at helping participants acquire a greater awareness of the historical and ongoing wrongs committed against Native Americans, and explore ideas for actions that are locally appropriate. Registration encouraged.
Multicultural Center, Stokes Hall


April 1—6, 2014

John Co'ií Residency

Navajo spiritual leader John Co'ií Cook begins a week-long residency at Haverford in conjunction with the course "Native American Music and Belief," which is taught by composer and Professor of Music Curt Cacioppo. Along with class visits and a colloquium (co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs), Cook will participate in a public conversation with Cacioppo about Navajo ceremonial practice prior to an April 6 concert performance of the composer's Kinaaldá: the Rite of Changing Woman by the Borromeo String Quartet.

Navajo spiritual leader John Co’ií Cook, in northern Arizona.

Navajo spiritual leader John Co’ií Cook, in northern Arizona.


Sunday, April 6, 2014

2:00–2:45 p.m.

Preconcert Talk
John Co'ií Cook, Navajo ethicist and spiritual leader, dialogues with Curt Cacioppo about the meaning of the ceremony that inspired Kinaaldá: the Rite of Changing Woman, and the relevance of Navajo traditional lifeways to solving mainstream American problems today.
Marshall Auditorium, Roberts Hall

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Borromeo String Quartet
Their program will feature the Bartók String Quartet No. 4, Quartet No. 5: Kinaaldá by Curt Cacioppo, and the Dvorak Quartet No. 11 in C major, Op. 61. Ticket prices are $15 (Gen), $12 (Sr), $8 (Stu), $5 (ages 7-17), bi-co free, and free shuttle service is available from the visitors' parking lot. For more information: (610) 896-1011 or nmerriam@haverford.edu.
Marshall Auditorium, Roberts Hall


Thursday, April 10, 2014

4:30–6:00 p.m.

Exhibit Opening: "As Crow Flies Counterclockwise"
The opening reception for Pato Hebert's and Shelley DePaul's exhibition As Crow Flies Counterclockwise in Magill Library’s Sharpless Gallery. Chief of the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania, DePaul has developed a curriculum to teach the Lenape language. She worked with Hebert, a sculptor, to create the exhibition, which is inspired by the traditional Lenape prophecy of The Fourth Crow.
Magill Lobby