Heard on Campus: Valerie Red-Horse at the Forum

March 16, 2004

"We've sort of been put in roles and you take a class that's titled something and you think that that's what you have to learn in that course, and what I've learned over the years is you learn much more in a University setting or in any setting in life than what you think you're learning at any given time. You learn from life's experiences, you learn from relationships, you learn from negative experiences ... dealing with people and understanding what makes a human being tick ... Sometimes those life experiences are much more of a learning experience than what you sat down to do, [or what you were] originally thinking you were going to learn."

-- Valerie Red-Horse, noted Native American screenwriter and entrepreneur, at the Penn State Forum lecture today (March 16) at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel on the University Park campus. The topic of Red-Horse's presentation was "Native American Empowerment Through Control of Our Stories and Image in the Media and Financing Control and Literacy, 'One Entrepreneur's Story…'"

For pictures and audio, go to http://live.psu.edu/still_life/2004_03_16_forum/index.html

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