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Native American Heritage  

In celebration of Native American heritage, this guide lists books, articles, and websites on Native Americans in California with an emphasis on Ohlone Indian heritage.
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Events at Foothill in 2014

11/11   12 - 1:30 p.m.  Hearthside Lounge

Our Aleut History: Alaskan Natives in Progress

A film by UCSC grad Judy A. Young about the Native Alaskans who inhabited our 49th state for thousands of years before America bought it from Russia.


11/12   12-1   Hearthside Lounge

Lecture Series I: Q&A- Our Aleut History: Alaskan Natives in Progress

With filmmaker Judy A. Young.


11/19   12-1   Hearthside Lounge

Lecture Series II: Gender in Native American Societies

The Social Action for Gender Equality (SAGE) Club presents research on gender roles and expectations prior to colonialism. 


11/20   11-12   Hearthside Lounge

Lecture Series III: Tharon Weighill, Ph.D

Chumash Native Weighill will speak about the history of the modern American Indian Movement from the perspective of an active participant in ongoing civil rights struggles.


11/26   12-1   Campus Center Plaza

Performance: Medicine Road 

The Bay Area's best-known Native American rock group uses the Native American flute and incorporates Native philosophy into their music (featuring Paul Aguilar of Foothill College).



Native American Heritage Month at Foothill

November is time for the Native American Celebration at Foothill College! Our campus was a thriving Ohlone village site for many thousands of years, and Foothill Library has prepared this LibGuide to highlight books, articles, and websites on the history and culture of California's Native Americans.

mural of life in an Ohlone village

 Mural by Ann Elizabeth Thiermann, courtesy of the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

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