Mendocino College to Host Native American Heritage Celebration

November 21, 2016

Mendocino College is pleased and excited to invite the community to join them as they celebrate Native American Heritage Month.  The event will be held in the Lowery Student Center and Plaza on the Ukiah campus Wednesday, November 30th beginning at 4:00 p.m. with a traditional Native American prayer.

Guest speakers will include Clayton Duncan who will address the attendees about historical events which impacted local Native American communities as well as looking to the future and visualizing the many possibilities available to our Native American populations.  There will also several students who will speak about their individual successes at Mendocino College. 

This free event is open to the public so bring your family and friends and join us for an entertaining evening of traditional native dancers, crafts, games, food and cultural activities which will include a display of historical artifacts and photos that provide a history of the culture of Mendocino and Lake Counties.  Indian Tacos will also be available for sale by members of the American Indian Alliance Club.  

The month of November is recognized as Native American Heritage month across the country as a way to honor and preserve the Native American culture.    

The Ukiah campus of Mendocino College is located at 1000 Hensley Creek Road, Ukiah, CA  95482.  For more information about the event, contact Chantell Martinez at 707.468.3223.