Texas Tech Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Texas Tech will honor Native American Heritage Month throughout November with a series of activities, events and performances.

Written by Jaryn Jones

The Texas Tech University Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center will honor Native American Heritage Month by hosting the American Indian Event throughout November. Events will feature speakers, films, performances and exhibits coordinated the by Texas Tech faculty and staff.

Events include:

Monday, Nov. 1

  • The photo exhibition by Edward Curtis, “Native American Women,” will open in the Southwest Collection.
  • A panel discussion on “The Court Martial of the Apache Kid, 1887” will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Texas Tech School of Law.

Friday, Nov. 5

  • A film fest featuring “White Fawn’s Devotion” and “The Invaders” will show at 7 p.m. in the Museum of Texas Tech.

Thursday, Nov. 11

  • James Brook will present a lecture at 7 p.m. at the Texas Tech International Cultural Center.

Thursday, Nov. 18

  • Native American singer, Jana Mashonee, will perform at 7 p.m. at the Texas Tech International Cultural Center.

Tuesday, Nov. 30

  • A presentation and discussion of Edward Curtis’ photo exhibition film “Skins” will take place at 4 p.m. in the Foreign Language Building.

All events are free to the public. For more information visit www.depts.ttu.edu/diversity/ccaac.

CONTACT: Leticia De Larrosa, unit coordinator, Division of Institutional Diversity, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-8681 or leticia.de-larrosa@ttu.edu.