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Oct. 14, 2014
Hands-on demonstrations slated for American Indian Heritage Month at HCC
WELDON, N.C. – Halifax Community College (HCC) will host its sixth annual American Indian Heritage Month Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 11 a.m. in The Centre. The event provides an opportunity for the community to learn about American Indian culture and traditions.

Chief of the Haliwa-Saponi Tribe Dr. Ogletree Richardson will give the keynote address. This year's program will also feature "A Tribute to the Elders."

Educational demonstrations and vendors include:
  • Alvin Evans—Woodwork/Pipes
  • Brian and Trina Lynch—Silver Jewelry
  • David Lynch—Bows and Arrows
  • Karen Lynch-Harley—Arts & Crafts
  • Colmorene Wilson—Crafts by Tribal Elders
  • Mills on Wheels—Authentic American Indian Food/Indian Tacos
This event is free and open to the public. It is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education PBI Formula Grant. For more information, contact Kim Edwards at 252-536-7214.
American Indian Heritage Month 2013
Halifax Community College’s Mission
Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, mtemple295@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., dbarnes-rhoades128@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239