Thursday, November 3 12 - 1 p.m. Hearthside Lounge (Room 2313)
Lecture Series I: Louise Ramirez
Join author and Esalen tribal leader Louise Ramirez for a reading, lecture, and discussion focused on Esalen tribal history, culture, and community.
Wednesday, November 9 12 - 1 p.m. Toyon Room (2020)
Lecture Series II: Ayse Gursoz
Join Foothill College alumna Ayse Gursoz, a producer for the The Mending News, as she speaks about Water Protectors in North Dakota and standing up against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Thursday, November 10 11 a.m. - 12 noon Hearthside Lounge
Lecture Series III: Rochelle Diver
Join internationalnative rights activist Rochelle Diver for an update on the current protests at Standing Rock and native perspectives on climate change.
Tuesday, November 15 12 noon - 1:20 p.m. Hearthside Lounge
Lecture Series IV: Shawn Burns
Join recent Stanford PhD Shawn Burns for a discussion of contemporary Native American philosophy in the context of climate change.
Wednesday, November 16 12 noon - 1 p.m. Hearthside Lounge
Join the Foothill College Gay-Straight Alliance for a discussion of about Native American "Two-Spirits" gender identity in traditional and contemporary indigenous culture.
Join Costanoan Ohlone Tribal Elder and Non-Profit Indian Canyon Preserve Director Ann-Marie Sayers, of the Bay Area's own local Ohlone tribe, for a discussion of local tribal history, culture, and resilience.
Join local LBGTQ outreach activist Ruben Gil for an informal discussion of the cultural roots of Santa Muerte spirituality in local indigenous and Chicano spiritual practices and rituals.
Featuring live entertainment by Medicine Road: a special acoustic/electric show to close out Foothill's sixth annual Native American Heritage Month.
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.