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Heritage & Health Series Program

Native American Heritage Month 2021

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Join us for this month's NAHM events

More event listing coming soon!

Monday & Tuesday, Nov 1 & 2

Dia De Los Muertos Virtual Altar Exhibit
All Day

Hello Foothill College. Please join us this quarter during Native American Heritage Month (NAHM) for a virtual exhibit of Dia De Los Muertos Altares by our community. Typically altars are physical places of ceremonies and traditions. However under the current conditions of social distancing we have a rare opportunity to share our altares virtually. We're asking you to be vulnerable and respectful as you share and view your peers altares.

Please create a physical altar and take a picture and write 4-5 sentences (or more) about the person you are remembering. Or, create a virtual altar by uploading images of the person you are remembering and write 4-5 sentences about the person you are remembering. You may share an altar of a family member, friend, or pet. Please use your creative freedom to honor their memory and legacy. No person's life is too small or too big to be remembered.

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Wednesday, Nov 17

Native American Heritage Month Ceremony & Concert
12:30-1:30 p.m.

Join us on campus to celebrate Native American Heritage Month (NAHM) at our NAHM Ceremony in the Dining Hall on campus. Let’s celebrate with Paul Aguilar's Band: Medicine Road, Land Acknowledgment, Speakers & Food! If you are unable to join us on campus, feel free to watch a live viewing on Zoom. 


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Tuesday, Nov 23

Native American Drumming Workshop
11:30-1:00 p.m.

Join us on campus to celebrate Native American Heritage Month (NAHM) for a NAHM Drumming Workshop. On Wednesday, November 23rd, from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, join us in the Dining Hall on the Foothill College Campus for this festivity!


Wednesday, December 1

Native American Heritage Month Reflection Event
12-1 p.m.

Join us to close Native American Heritage Month (NAHM) with Paul Aguilar on topics such as humility, gratitude, honoring the land, community, wildlife and 'non-material' lifestyle. 

For Zoom access, please RSVP with your first and last name and CWID to Erin Ortiz at

Native American Heritage Library Resources

Visit our Native American Heritage guide for a list of books, articles, and websites on Native Americans in California—with an emphasis on Ohlone Indian heritage.

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Heritage Month Planning


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Heritage Month Archives

Past NAHM Events