Short Course: The Apache Tribes | Heard Museum

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Short Course: The Apache Tribes

Please join the Heard Museum Guild for a series on Apache stories told by Apaches, an in-depth study of Apache culture, taught on three successive Thursdays:

  • Nov. 5 – The speaker is Ann Skidmore of the White Mountain Apaches.
  • Nov. 12 – The speaker is Vernelda Grant of the San Carlos Apaches.
  • Nov. 19 – The speaker is Michael Darrow of the Fort Sill Chiracha Apaches. Michael Darrow is the nephew of Alan Houser, the grandson of Magnus Coloradas and the son of feminine pioneer, Ruey Houser.

The class will feature creation stories, pre-contact life, settling on the reservations and modern Apache life. This course will be taught by Heard Museum docent Marilyn Brooks.

For more information or to sign up, email Mary Lee

Chiricahua Apache children upon arrival at Carlisle Indian Industrial School from Fort Marion, Florida. J.N. Choate, photographer, Barry Goldwater Collection #GI-44, Arizona Historical Foundation, University Libraries, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

Event Details

Thursday, November 5
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Las Guias members (Heard docents: $25
Heard Museum Guild members: $40
Heard Museum members: $50
General public: $60

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