September 2022

Multicultural Discovery provides an opportunity for the campus community, students and local community to learn and share the different cultures that are in the region and at Lewis-Clark State College. Check out this year's flyer

Keynote Speaker Benjamin Hunter

Benjamin Hunter Keynote Speaker

Hunter is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, composer, singer, community activist, social entrepreneur, and educator. His work explores the intersections of music and art, community, policy, and culture. In 2016, Benjamin's American Roots duo with Joe Seamons took first place in the international Blues Competition. In 2018, he composed the music for the critically acclaimed production, Black Bois. With his primary instrument the violin, he is as comfortable playing classical music as he is blues and jazz. City Arts Magazine wrote, "The music he plays not only spans an array of genres but a huge swath of history." Hunter also is the founder and director of Community Arts Create and is a member of the Seattle Music Commission.

Event Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 8

Pi'amkinwaas Building

Native American Friendship Lunch

Sept. 8 at 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Pi'amkinwaas located at 1112 7th St. in Lewiston. The lunch features elk stew and discussions pertinent to promoting Native American awareness and culture.

Keynote Speaker Benjamin Hunter

The Renaissance of Folk

During the lunch from noon-1:15 p.m., Benjamin Hunter of Seattle will deliver the keynote address entitled "The Renaissance of Folk".

Center for Arts & History

An Evening of Roots Music

Hunter will perform an evening of American folk music/roots music at 6:30-8 p.m. at the LC State Center for Arts & History, located at 415 Main St. in Lewiston.

Friday, Sept. 16

Williams Conference Center

Food & Culture Night

On Sept. 16 will be the Food and Culture night at the LC State Williams Conference Center. From 6-7:30 p.m. LC State international students will hold a potluck. In addition to the food, there will be music, performances and creative crafts from around the world. A dance will follow at 8-11 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 20


Discover Culture Table Event

The LC State International Programs Office and international clubs will hold a Discover Culture Table event on Sept. 20 at noon-1:15 p.m. at the Centennial Mall on Campus. It will be moved inside to the Student Union Building if raining.

Thursday, Sept. 29

Students on Campus

Sharing Our Stories

The final event will be Sharing Our Stories, an online event on Zoom (Zoom Meeting: 702 671 5775). It will be held on Sept. 29 at noon-1:15 p.m. and features a panel discussion led by moderator Kerensa Allison.

KLCZ will stream international music throughout the month and the LC State Learning Garden, located at 816 7th St., will have Discover Cultures in the Garden. Visitors to the garden will see pictures and stories about favorite nature places and can also share their own photos and stories.

For more information contact Kerensa Allison at [email protected] or 208-792-2348.

Contact Information

Native American, Minority & Veterans' Services

Reid Centennial Hall 212

500 8th Avenue

Lewiston, Idaho 83501