Community updates: Thursday, May 13

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-13-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids receives $75K grant for local Indigenous art along Grand River The City of Grand Rapids has been awarded a $75,000 Our Town grant to bring permanent art and historical markers of original Indigenous people to the city’s...

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Native American community feels disrespected over proposed restructuring of educational program

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 04-20-2017 under NEWS

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, community members who support the Native American Education Program of the Grand Rapids Public Schools held a public hearing to discuss its future. The meeting began with traditional welcome songs and event updates....

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Ethnic Heritage Festival to celebrate diversity at Grand Rapids Public Museum

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

Join the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) on Saturday, February 6 for the annual Ethnic Heritage Festival. The Festival is a day-long celebration of music, dance, crafts and food representing the various ethnic groups that call West Michigan...

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