Native American Heritage Month

November 2018
Buy traditional and contemporary art, enjoy music and dance performances, and learn local history.

2018 Native American Heritage Month

November 2, 6pm: Lecture on Yavapai-Apache forced march

Jane Russell-Winiecki presents the history of the forced removal in 1875 of 1,500 Yavapai and Apache from the Rio Verde Indian Reserve to San Carlos.

November 11, 2pm: Öngtupqa Hopi flute performance

Come hear one of the oldest instruments of the Southwest played by a talented trio and learn the history of the Hopi long flute.

November 24, 2pm: Benally Family Dancers

The internationally acclaimed Jones Benally Family Dance Troupe (Navajo/Dine) performs, led by Jones Benally, a world champion hoop dancer.

November 29, 6 pm: Dinè Women and weaving

Dr. Jen McLerran will provide an overall introduction to the centuries-old art form, decode symbolic iconography, and discuss how this tradition has been passed down from generation to generation.

December 1, 9 am: Native Art Market members preview

December 1, 10 am-5 pm: Native Art Market

Join the Museum in celebrating all 10 tribes of the Colorado Plateau, through the varied programming and the new Native Peoples of the Colorado Plateau exhibition. Learn the travails of the Yavapai-Apache. Enjoy music and dance. Buy authentic art directly from the artists of many tribal backgrounds.

Daily Admission: $12 adult; $8 youth (10-17), student (w/ ID) & American Indian (w/ tribal card)
Free for Museum members & children under 10

Participating Artists