11/4 12 - 1 p.m. Campus Center Dining Room
Opening Ceremony Cultural Celebration
A complimentary Native American meal will be served after a blessing by Pablo Eagle (Yaqui/Mayan) to kick off festivities for an epic Native American Heritage Month. Featuring Native American Heritage Month information and live entertainment by Medicine Road.
11/5 12-1:30 Hearthside Lounge
Lecture Series I: Rochelle Diver
International Indigenous Treaty Council representative Rochelle Diver (Fond Du Lac) explains ecological and environmental issues directly impacting contemporary tribal lands and contemporary peoples.
11/6 1-4 Hearthside Lounge
Short Film Screening & Discussion
Foothill’s GSA will show a short film and facilitate a discussion on gender roles in pre-colonial culture, including two-spirited peoples, as well as what gender and sexuality look like in modern post-colonial society.
11/10 12-1 Hearthside Lounge
Honoring The Ancestors
Ohlone Nations Elder Anne Marie Sayers (Ohlone) discusses honoring the ancestors on whose land you work, live and study.
Kanyon Sayers (Ohlone) speaks about the history, ceremonies and gatherings that take place in nearby Indian Canyon.
Foothill College alumna Ayse Guroz, a producer for The Mending News, will discuss a variety of global issues that affect Native Americans and indigenous peoples, including climate change and the increase in advocacy by women from North and South America.
Celebrate International Education Week by attending the Diversity Day information fair. Stop by the Native American Heritage Month booth Booth and other cultural booths to learn more about the rich diversity of Foothill College students, faculty and staff.
Before the rush of finals and the holiday season, take time to pamper yourself at this event sponsored by the Foothill College Financial Aid Office.
Medicine Road performs a special acoustic/electric show to close out Foothill’s fifth annual Native American Heritage Month. Enjoy a complimentary Native American meal that will be served after a thank-you statement for joining us for Native American Heritage Month and a blessing by Pablo Eagle (Yaqui/Mayan).
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.