SFCC celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Indigenous Peoples Club is organizing events

Santa Fe Community College will celebrate Native American Heritage Month through a series of special programs. The Indigenous Peoples Club is organizing a series of special events to celebrate the national Native American Heritage Month.

Currently scheduled Native American Heritage Month activities:

  • Nov. 4 11 a.m. Opening Ceremony, Campus Center:  President Becky Rowley, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Student Success Thomasinia Ortiz-Gallegos, SFCC Data Technician Marvin Gabaldon and SFCC student Jeslyn Rosetta will speak. Dineh’Tah Navajo Dancers led by Shawn Price will present a cultural program.
  • Nov. 5
  • Nov. 7 and Nov. 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Art show, main hallway. (Vendors can reserve a space by sending an email to marvin.gabaldon@sfcc.edu or call 505-428-1835.)
  • Nov. 11 to 15 Rock your Mocs Week
  • Nov. 19
    • 10 a.m. A.J. Goldman Presentation, Campus Center
    • 11:30 a.m. Short Films Screening, Room 216 Lecture Hall. Screening by IAIA – James Lujan, Department Chair of Cinematic Arts & Technology at the Institute of American Indian Arts.
    • 1:30 p.m. Red Dress/Red Sand Project – Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women , Courtyard
      Red dresses on display beginning Nov. 4. Each represents a missing or murdered Indigenous woman.

For more information contact Marvin Gabaldon at marvin.gabaldon@sfcc.edu or call 505-428-1835.


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