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National Park College to host Native American Heritage Celebration

HOT SPRINGS — The National Park College (NPC) Cultural Diversity Awareness Club (CDAC) will host a Native American Heritage Celebration Tuesday, November 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Commons building.

The event is part of the “We Belong” speaker series and will showcase Native American culture and history. Special guest, Steven Morales will present artifacts used by his Native tribe as well as traditional songs and dance.

The NPC library will provide a book display and the American Indian Center of Arkansas will be in attendance pursuing their mission to improve the quality of life for Native American and Alaskan Natives living in Arkansas with job training and placement, student resources and mental health resources.

CDAC Advisor, Melissa Kennon said, “As a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma (OK), I am excited to welcome fellow member, Mr. Steven Morales, to showcase different aspects of the Cherokee Nation and Native American culture.”

This event is free and open to the public.