CFCC Celebrates Native American Culture Throughout November

Nov. 5, 2010


This month, Cape Fear Community College invites the public to celebrate Native American heritage and culture throughout the month of November by attending and participating a number of events.

Cape Fear Community College’s Native American Heritage Month Committee is dedicated to the continued recognition and preservation of the local, state, and national cultural traditions of Native American communities.

According to CFCC geology instructor, Phil Garwood, who coordinates the events, CFCC is “honored to host a series of cultural events every November as we pay tribute to the original peoples of this land.”

All events are free and open to the public.

The events include:

  • Native American “Water” Tribes of the Louisiana Gulf Coast and the Impact of the BP Oil Spill
    Cape Fear Student Sociological Society Presentation
    Tuesday, Nov. 9th
    CFCC L-107 (3pm – 4pm)
  • Artifact Workshop with CFCC Anthropology Students
    Call for reservations: 254-5278
    Wednesday, Nov. 10th
    CFCC L-228 (12pm – 4pm)
  • Forum: Native American Holocaust with CFCC Humanities Students
    Hosted by Rabbi Apple, with guest Teddy Draper, Jr.
    Thursday, Nov. 11th
    CFCC S-002 (6pm – 8pm)
  • A Conversation with Teddy Draper, Jr.
    Visiting Navajo Artist & Scholar
    Monday, Nov. 15th
    CFCC N-202 (3pm – 4:30pm)
  • Native American Heritage Month Program Children’s Museum of Wilmington Craft Activities
    Nov. 16th – Nov. 19th
    116 Orange St. (3:45pm – 5pm)
  • Forum: Climate Control
    Wednesday, Nov. 17th
    CFCC Auditorium S-002 (1pm – 3pm)
  • Waccamaw-Siouan Dancers
    Friday, Nov. 19th
    CFCC Library (2:30pm)
  • Native American Heritage Month Program Children’s Museum of Wilmington
    Youth Parade Closing Ceremony with the Waccamaw-Siouan Dancers
    Friday, Nov. 19th
    116 Orange St. (4pm)
  • Point/Artifact Identification
    Saturday, Nov. 20th
    CFCC Library (10am – 2pm)
  • A Campus Art Show Celebrating Native American Heritage Month
    CFCC Library
    Friday, Oct. 29th through Tuesday, Nov. 23rd

For more details, contact 362-7111 or email