Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District is presenting a variety of programs for all ages in celebration of Native American Heritage Month. All of these events are free and open to the public. Support provided by the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Foundation.

Representation, Preservation and Empowerment of the Native American People
Join author Holly Davis, a native Oklahoman that is part Potawatomie and Chippewa Cree from Turtle Mountain, for an informational presentation where she will delve into folktales, language and share resources for scholarship, research and other helpful information.

Sunday, November 13 at 1 p.m. – Sahara West Library

Native American Dance and Music
Champion hoop dancer Derrick Suwaima Davis (Hopi/Choctaw) is a master at maneuvering five rattan hoops around his body, creating intricate patterns and conveying the Hopi story of creation through his hoops while keeping time to the music.

Tuesday, November 15 at 1 p.m. – Las Vegas Library
Tuesday, November 15 at 4 p.m. – Centennial Hills Library
Wednesday, November 16 at 4 p.m. – Bunkerville Library
Thursday, November 17 at 10:30 a.m. – Clark County Library
Thursday, November 17 at 1 p.m. – Sunrise Library

Native Voices Film Festival Series
Saturday, November 19 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Clark County Library
2 p.m. – Trudell (2005, 78 minutes, NR)
3:30 p.m. – American Indian Actors (2011, 8 minutes, NR)
3:45 p.m. – Reel Injun (2009, 85 minutes, NR)
5:15 p.m. – Fry Bread Babes (2008, 30 minutes, NR)

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