WHAT: YAWAna Eat? Educational Dinner, in support of Valparaiso University’s World Relief Campaign. Find out about The YAWA Project: Bettering a Nation Through Education, and learn about the Native American tribe Lakota, their tradition and culture, the importance of education on Native American reservations and the children on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
The meal will include a bison dinner. Tickets are available at the Harre Union Welcome Desk and cost $8 for Valpo students, faculty, staff and alumni; $10 for adults; and $8 for children under 12.
WHO: Sponsored by the Social Action Leadership Team (SALT), the social justice ministry of the Chapel of the Resurrection at Valparaiso University.
Speakers are the Rev. Barret Berry, adjunct instructor in the Graduate School and Law School at Valparaiso University, and Valparaiso University alumnus Matt Riley, who taught fifth grade on the Pine Ridge Reservation through Teach for America.
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 15, 6-8 p.m.
WHERE: Harre Union Ballroom A, Valparaiso University
CONTACT: Nicole Wilken, World Relief Campaign Chair, Nicole.Wilken@valpo.edu