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Dances with Wolves Performers to visit FLCC

Canandaigua, N.Y. (Oct. 21, 2009) – The Piscataway Indian Nation Singers and Dancers, famous for their internationally-recognized living history program and appearance in the movie “Dances With Wolves,” will perform on Tuesday, Nov. 3, at Finger Lakes Community College.The group will give presentations at 1 and 5:30 p.m. in Stage 13 at the main campus, 3325 Marvin Sands Drive. The event is free and open to the public. Those attending the 1 p.m. performance should leave extra time for parking, due to on-campus construction.The Piscataway Indian Nation Singers and Dancers conduct workshops, present lectures and perform authentic American Indian dances and drum and vocal music. They are frequent contributors to TV specials on the History Channel and Discovery Channel.Appearing regularly at the Smithsonian’s Museum of the American Indian, national pow-wows, major festivals and colleges across the country, the Piscataway Nation Singers & Dancers welcome the opportunity to educate and entertain audiences who want to learn more about Native American history, culture and contemporary issues.The group’s visit is part of Finger Lakes Community College’s Diversity Series. November is dedicated to Native American issues. Upcoming presentations are as follows:Monday, Nov. 9: Peter Jemison, manager of the Ganondagan State Historic Site in Victor, 6 p.m., Stage 13, second floor, main FLCC campus, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr.Wednesday, Nov. 18: Poet Susan Deer Cloud, 7 p.m., FLCC Honors House, corner of Lakeshore Drive and Routes 5 and 20.Thursday, Nov. 19: David Oestreicher tells the story of the Lenape, the original inhabitants of what is now New York City, 12:30 p.m., Stage 13, second floor, main FLCC campus, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr.About FLCC:Finger Lakes Community College (www.flcc.edu) is a State University of New York two-year higher education institution. FLCC’s 250-acre park-like campus is located in the heart of the Finger Lakes in Canandaigua, N.Y. The College offers more than 45 degree and certificate programs, including environmental conservation, ornamental horticulture, music recording technology, nursing, communications, graphic design and tourism management. FLCC’s current enrollment is 6,600 full- and part-time students.

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