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Jane Dailey

Program Committee

Skills Laboratory Program Assistant
WVU School of Nursing

Of Native American descent, Dailey is part of the staff at WVU. She has served as Advisor to ONAI (The Organization for Native American Interests) and was a workshop instructor in the NAS West Virginia Summer Teacher Institute, “A Crossroads of Native Culture and History: Examining the Native American Heritage of West Virginia and the Region.” She sings with Mother Earth Beat, an all women’s drum, and gave the NAS Sycamore Circle public lecture, “The Heartbeat of Mother Earth: Native American Women on the Drum,” discussing changing attitudes on the emergence of all-women Native drums and her participation in “Balancing the Sacred Hoop,” a series of summer drum feasts held sequentially throughout the country in each of the four sacred directions.