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Short Course: Native People of the Southwest, Jan. 14, 21 & 28

Presented by the Heard Museum Guild, this three-week information-packed half-day class will focus on the Southwest and the first Americans who inhabited this land from prehistoric times to the 21st century.

In this overview, participants will learn about the Southwest and the first Americans from the prehistoric peoples to their historic descendants to the people today, who continue to blend their ancient traditions with the challenges of the 21st century.  The aim of the course is to promote respect for Native people and an appreciation of their art and cultures.

Instructor:  Linda Hefter, Heard Museum Docent
Location:   Encanto Room, Dorrance Education Center, Heard Museum
Time:   9 a.m. – noon

Dates:
Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017
Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017

Session Three on Jan. 28 will also include an introduction to the Native American Fine Art Movement and the Native American Renaissance in Literature.
Each of the three sessions will conclude with a 30- to 40-minute tour of the Heard Museum exhibits and sculpture.

Registration fees: $45 per person.

For information on how to register, contact the course facilitator: swcoursefacilitator@heardguild.org.

Intertribal Greeting Sculpture by Doug Hyde (Ojibwa/Nez Perce/Assiniboin),“Intertribal Greeting,” Bronze. Gift of Adrienne and Jerry Kay

Doug Hyde (Ojibwa/Nez Perce/Assiniboin),“Intertribal Greeting,” Bronze. Gift of Adrienne and Jerry Kay.


Event Details

Saturday, January 14
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cost:
3 Saturdays: $45

Three sessions will be held: Jan. 14, 21 and 28. Museum admission additional.

Location:
Dorrance Education Center, Encanto Room

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