|Floyd “Red Crow” Westerman will speak on “All Things Are Connected” on April 10.|
American Indian actor, singer, songwriter and advocate Floyd “Red Crow” Westerman will discuss “All Things Are Connected” on Monday, April 10, 2-4 p.m., at the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies. His lecture is sponsored by the Hugh O. La Bounty Endowed Chair of Interdisciplinary Applied Knowledge, Charlene Teters.
Westerman is a recognized political advocate for Native American causes, working for the American Indian Movement and the International Indian Treaty Council.
He made his big screen debut in the movie “Renegades” and is best remembered for his role as elder/leader Ten Bear in “Dances With Wolves.” Westerman's songs, including “Custer Died For Your Sins” and “BIA Blues,” have helped spread the American Indian Movement's message throughout the world. He performs with countless musicians, including Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt and Don Henley in large benefit concerts for Indian self-determination, human rights and environmental protection. He toured the world with Sting to publicize the importance of protecting the rainforests.
The event is free and open to the public.
Parking at the Lyle Center is limited. Attendees are asked to take the free Bronco Express shuttle D, which runs between campus and the center every 15 minutes. For shuttle route information, visit www.dsa.cpp.edu/parking/maps.asp.
For more information, call Teters at (909) 869-2327.