American Indian Heritage Month

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American Indian Heritage Month began as a one-day celebration in Rochester, N.Y. In 1915, the Congress of the American Indian Association issued a proclamation declaring the second Saturday in May as American Indian Day. American Indian Day was observed in several states a varying dates. It was not until 1990 that November was approved as national American Indian Heritage Month by President George H.W. Bush. 

12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Fireplace Lounge Learn the meaning behind the dances of Native American people while enjoying music, dancing, food, and so much more.
12:00 PM | SMC Campus Center, Fireplace Lounge Traditional story telling about animals and hero/tricksters provide a clearer understanding of the values and cultures of the diverse First Nations of North America