Christina Thomas

Songbird: Telling the Paiute Story

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Date(s) - 09/08/2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Christina Thomas, a woman of Paiute, Shoshone, and Hopi descent, will share her rich knowledge and insight into her people’s heritage.

Thomas will explore the performing arts of traditional singing, drumming and dancing. She will provide lessons in the Paiute language and tell traditional stories, and will share knowledge of traditional foods and plants. Thomas will also discuss the history of the Great Basin native peoples, and provide her unique perspective on contemporary Native American issues.

This program is produced through a partnership between the Trail Center and Nevada Humanities, and supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.