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Texas Tech Libraries to Host Tarahumara Presentation

Cara Vandergriff

September 28, 2015

The event will feature a presentation, slideshow and display of artifacts related to the indigenous Tarahumara of Mexico.

WHAT: As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Texas Tech University Libraries will host a reception and presentation on “The Indigenous Tarahumara of Mexico.”

WHEN: 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 29)

WHERE: Texas Tech University Library's Croslin Room

WHO: The event will feature a presentation, slideshow and display of artifacts related to the indigenous Tarahumara of northern Mexico. Presenters are faculty members David Marshall, archivist at the Southwest Collection; Carlos Villalobos, associate professor of Range and Wildlife Management; and Ted Holder, retired CEO of Breedlove Foods, Inc., who conducted charitable work among the Tarahumara for 15 years.

The slideshow will include highlights from a collection of 25,000 Tarahumara images preserved at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library. Refreshments will be served.

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CONTACT:  David Marshall, archivist, Texas Tech University Libraries, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-8488 or david.marshall@ttu.edu.