November 14, 2012 STAFF/STU

Today: Grammy winning musician Bill Miller

The Cultural Awareness Series presents Grammy winning musician Bill Miller on Wednesday, Nov. 14. Miller will speak at 2 p.m. in the LSC Conference Room and will perform at 5 p.m. in the Marinello Little Theater.

Details for each event are as follows:

2 p.m., Reconciliation and Diversity Symposium- The Red Road to Victory

LSC Conference Room, D.J. Lombardo Student Center

Miller will take you on an intimate look into his native culture as he shares three personal stories. His journey from victim to victory is charted and he illustrates the wisdom of ‘the twelve feathers of healing’ to model his vision of transformation through reconciliation.

5 p.m., Musical Performance

Marinello Little Theater, D.J. Lombardo Student Center

For years, Bill Miller’s music has moved audiences around the world. He’s an icon of the Native American music community, having won three Grammys in the last four years. Beyond music, Bill is an accomplished painter whose work has appeared in The National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian Institution), the Barbara Able Gallery in Santa Fe, the Trickster Gallery in Chicago, and the American Indian Community House Gallery in New York.

This Cultural Awareness Series event is sponsored by the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion. This event is also a part of JCU’s observance of National Native American Heritage Month.