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Native History Explored at Bellevue College Performance

"Native Vision" features Lily Gladstone in a multi-media performance of the story of Alice Benally, a Navajo girl placed in a government boarding school at Bellevue College at noon Tuesday.

A multimedia performance will explore American Indian history at Bellevue College on Tuesday, in honor of Native American Heritage Month.

"Native Vision" features actor Lily Gladstone in a multi-media performance of the story of Alice Benally, a Navajo girl placed in a government boarding school at Bellevue College at noon Tuesday.

The free performance will be from noon to 1 p.m. at Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, in the Student Union Building, C130 Student Union Building, C130.

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The information on the program follows:

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, Bellevue College will host a performance about a Navajo girl placed in a government boarding school in the 1930s on Tuesday, Nov. 27.

“Native Vision,” the story of Alice Benally, will be noon to 1 p.m., at Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, in the Student Union Building, C130. A 30-minute performance, featuring video and photographs, will be followed by a 20-minute discussion between featured performer Lily Gladstone and the audience.

The program is produced by Living Voices and is sponsored by the City of Bellevue Parks & Community Services Cultural Diversity Program, Bellevue College and the Bellevue College First Nations Club and Bellevue College Associated Student Government.

The program is free, but seating is limited and reservations are strongly recommended. For reservations, contact Kevin Henry at khenry@bellevuewa.gov or call 425 452-7886.

For more information, visit http://livingvoices.org/.

-- Information from the city of Bellevue

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