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The New York Folklore Society presented:
Cultural Migration: Displacement and Renewal
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University

September 8–9, 2017


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CONFERENCES & SYMPOSIA:   Cultural Migration: Displacement and Renewal

A PROGRAM OF THE NEW YORK FOLKLORE SOCIETY
September 8–9, 2017
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University


PHOTOS FROM THE SYMPOSIUM

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A group shot with (left to right) Bryan Printup, Tuscarora Nation; Father James Maher, President of Niagara University; Ellen McHale, Executive Director NYFS; Tom van Buren, President of the Board of Directors, NYFS
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Alan Jamieson Jr and The Neto Hatinakwe Ongwehowe Native American Dancers performing on Friday, September 8


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Place Making panel with Pat Standish of Community Action for Wyoming County; Thaw Yee of the Karen Society of Buffalo; and moderator Karen Canning


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Place Making panel with Bryan Printup and Pat Standish


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Place Making through Food and Language Panel with Chandra Maracle, Leonel Rosario, Elizabeth Bloom, and Julie Tay


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Participants engage in a participatory activity led by Christina Pope, Regional Director for Welcoming America

 










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Nai Bowen, dancing Thu Nge Daw or “The Dance of the Page Boy”—a famous character in Myanmar marionette plays


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Ma Theint of Moon Lady Arts and Crafts speaks about her experiences at the Westside Bazaar, a micro-enterprise incubator for refugee and immigrant entrepreneurs in Buffalo



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Christina Pope, Regional Director of Welcoming America, delivers the keynote address




Funding by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and by Humanities New York.
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