screen-shot-2016-11-02-at-4-06-53-pmWinona State University’s Inclusion and Diversity Office will host Native American Flutist Joseph Firecrow as he presents “Native American Storytelling and a Journey into True American History,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15 in the East Hall of Kryzsko Commons.

Firecrow is one of the top three Native American Flutists in the world, releasing eight solo albums, six of which were international releases. He has received a Grammy for his role as a guest artist on David Darling’s “Prayer for Compassion,” and was nominated for the award in the Best Native American Album category. He has won seven Native American music awards as well, including artist and song of the year.

Firecrow will also be presenting a workshop titled “Mentoring American Indian, Native American and First Nation Students for Retention and Graduation” that same day from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Oak Rooms of Kryzsko Commons.

The night event is free and open to the public, but those that wish to attend the workshop should RSVP to Dia Yang at

This event is also sponsored by WSU’s KEAP Diversity Resource Center and Minnesota State College—Southeast Technical.

For more information, contact Alex Hines at