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Broward College Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month

November 11, 2015 | More Events

Broward College hosting various Native American Heritage Month EventsBroward College will host several special events in November as part of National Native American Heritage Month, a time to honor Native Americans and their cultural legacy. All events are free and open to the public.

University College Library’s National Native American Heritage Month Event
Monday, Nov. 16, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Road, Davie, Building 17, Room 425

The University College Library Outreach Committee, Broward College and FAU will host a discussion of Native American culture, history, health and education from the Native American perspective. Presenters will include John Lowe, Wymer Distinguished Professor, from the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University; Rose Cirilo, Ph.D. student, Jonas Scholar, research and teaching assistant, from the FAU’s College of Nursing; and Broward College Nursing Lab Coordinator; and Melessa Kelley, Ph.D., who is also a student and adjunct faculty at FAU. Lulrick Balzora, associate dean of behavioral and social sciences, will serve as moderator. For more information, contact Andrew Dutka at 954-201-6577 or adutka@broward.edu.

Seminole Tribal Fair
Monday, Nov. 23, 12:30 p.m.
Broward College North Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, Bldg. 46, Rm 152

Rey Becerra, a representative from the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, will lead a discussion on the history, struggle and culture of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Attendees will receive an inspirational message and learn how they might better carry the message of the local Seminole heritage. For more information, contact Leo DeAraujo at 954-201-2484 or ldearauj@broward.edu.

Catch your Dreams
Monday, Nov. 30, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Broward College North Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, Bldg. 36, Coffeehouse

Students will learn the history of the dreamcatcher while creating their own Native American cultural art piece. Attendees will gain greater knowledge of Native American cultural traditions and be exposed to cultural art that dates back to the colonization of America. For more information, contact Leo DeAraujo at 954-201-2484 or ldearauj@broward.edu.

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