Artreach In The News
2009 Events Calendar
Appalachian Nation Cherokee Year End Holiday Celebration
Dec. 12, 2009 ~ Leisure World, Silver Spring, MD 20906 More...
NASA and the Appalachian Cherokee Nation: Storytelling at Pow Wow's
Nov. 9, 2009 ~ Join us for STAR STORIES at the 7th Annual Veteran's Day Pow Wow at George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA, Dewberry Hall.
Women Take Flight
Nov. 8, 2009 ~ New England Air Museum, Bradley International Airport. "ABOVE & BEYOND: 100 Years of Women in Aviation"
Oct 24 - 25, 2009 ~ NASA Workshop: "Improving Minority Institution Collaborations: An Emerging, Long-Term Collaboration: NASA and the Navajo Nation" Sat. Oct, 24th 2pm, NASA Ames Research Center More...
"Fourth World Gathering- Olta' bihoot' a'a'al Alchi'ni' Hozh'o' o' Nidinootiil"
Oct 6-7, 2009 ~ Join us at the 2nd Annual Heritage Language Conference
Navajo Nation Museum, Window Rock, AZ More...
Appalachian Cherokee National Pow Wow
Oct. 2-4, 2009 ~ Join us as at the Claude Moore Park, 21544 Old Vestal's Gap Road, Sterling, VA, 20164 as NASA scientists and Appalachian Cherokee storytellers present more STAR STORIES. More...
"Forging a Path to the Future"
Sept. 12 - 16, 2009 Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2009 Science Education and Outreach Conference
Westin Hotel San Francisco
June 17, 2009 ~ 1:30-4:30pm "LRO Launch Party with the Appalachian Cherokee Nation at Goddard Space Flight Center" More...
June 6-7, 2009 ~ Join us as at the Eagles Nest Pow Wow as NASA astrobiology and lunar scientists and Appalachian Cherokee storytellers present STAR STORIES at Perry Point Veteran's Hospital, Perry Point MD 21902. More...
May 7, 2009 ~ 6-8pm Student Recognition Banquet More...
Film screenings at NMAI.
Apr. 29, 2009 ~ 3-5pm . Artreach screens two films at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Join Artreach in welcoming Mr. Shawn Hardy's 3rd grade class from Navajo Elementary School. More...
Grant Writing for Independent Documentary Filmmakers
March. 15, 2009 @ 12:15 ~ at the DC Independent Film Festival
Location is Thunder Grill, at Union Station. More...
Artreach and the Keller Institute for Human Disabilities Showcase.
Dec. 2, 2008 ~ Featured film clips from Artreach Studio shown at Johnson Center Cinema at George Mason University,in conjunction with Mason Life Showcase. More...
Women's Memorial Observes Veterans Day
Nov. 11, 2008 ~ Artreach International co-sponsors Native American Veterans Day services at The Women In Military Services For America Memorial in Arlington,VA. The ceremony featured a Navajo tribute to Native American Women Veterans. More...
NASA and the Appalachian Cherokee Nation present STAR STORIES
Nov. 10, 2008 ~ Celebrating American/Alaskan Native Heritage Month, Artreach International presents STAR STORIES at the 6th Annual George Mason University Veterans' POWWOW. STAR STORIES integrates Indian culture and knowledge about the stars and NASA astrobiology science. Sponsored by NASA Astrobiology Institute http://astrobiology.nasa.gov/nai.
AP reporter Kamala Lane interviews Native American women in documenatary film Sani Dez Bah. The interview took place Nov. 2008 at Veterans Day Ceremony
Artreach Exeutive Director Alice Carron Interviewed by CNN About the Film "Sani Dez Bah: Navajo Women Warriors"
CNN interviewed Artreach Executive Director Alice Carron about the creation of the documenatary film Sani Dez Bah: Navajo Women Warriors which was produced in legal partnership with the Navajo Nation.
"honored was Alice Carron ... who recently produced a documentary on Navajo women veterans ... that portrays the role of women in protecting their families. Carron was also given a rug by the Navajo women veterans, and encouraged to continue documenting stories that feature heroism."
Official Navajo Nation Press Release
Artreach Begins Producation on Feature Length Film About Special Education
Artreach in cooperation with the Kellar Institute for Human disAbilites, has received a contract to create a feature length documentary about the GMU special education LIFE program. This builds upon the previous work that the two orgranizations performed together in the creation of a 20 minute film in 2005 titled The Mason LIFE Program.
"The Mason LIFE Program is a post secondary program at George Mason University for young adults with intellectual disabilities who desire a college-like experience in a supportive environment. The Mason LIFE Program is the first program of its kind on a four-year public university campus."
Mason LIFE Program Statement
Bridging the Appalachian Cherokee Nation with NASA
Artreach has received a grant from NASA to begin coordinating a relationship between the Appalachian Cherokee Nation and NASA scientists and E/PO personnel. The sessions are taking place at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, MD.
"[Goddard Center] ... is home to the Nation's largest organization of combined scientists and engineers dedicated to learning and sharing their knowledge of the Earth, Sun, Solar System, and Universe."
Lynn Jenner, Ed., Goddard Center, MD