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Native American Awareness event planned

November 6, 2008

Bill Miller, a Grammy-winning Native American singer/songwriter, will perform at Coastal Carolina University on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Wall Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

The program will feature Miller's authentic Native American singing and storytelling.

Miller studied art at the Layton School of Art and Design in Milwaukee, Wis., and later attended the University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse. He then moved to Nashville, Tenn., to pursue a career as a singer and songwriter. His songs include "Ghostdance," "Raven in the Snow" and "Tumbleweed."

Miller has won two Grammys for Best Native American Music Album and has also been honored with seven different Native American Music Awards (NAMA) including most recently, the NAMA Lifetime Achievement Award.

Wall Auditorium is located on the first floor of the E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration.

For more information, call Ebony V. Bowden, coordinator of diversity programs, at 843-349-2792.