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Short Course: Native Peoples of the Southwest, an Overview

In this 3 week course, participants will learn about the Southwest and the first American 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, New Exhibit Chair
Location:   Encanto Room, Dorrance Education Center, Heard Museum
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

  • Thursday, March 12, 2015 (start date)
  • Thursday, March 19, 2015
  • Thursday, March 26, 2015 – this class will be from 9:30 -12:30 with a break for lunch and optional tour of the Heard Museum to follow at 2:00 pm.

Registration Fees

  • Active Las Guias members Free
  • Heard Guild members $40.00
  • Heard Museum members $50.00
  • Non-members $60.00

Contact swcoursefacilitator@heardguild.org to register.

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

Event Details

Thursday, March 12

Thursday, March 12
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 19
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 26
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Active Las Guias members: $0
Heard Museum Guild members: $40
Heard Museum members: $50
Non-museum members: $60

Museum admission additional.

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Encanto Room

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