Waubonsee to host film screening and Pow Wow to honor Native American Heritage Month

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, Waubonsee Community College is hosting programs to educate and raise awareness about the heritage, culture, traditions, and customs of the First Nations people.

Community members are invited to these free events to learn about Native American tribes; the unique challenges, past and present, that Native people have faced; and how tribal citizens have worked to overcome these challenges.

• "Reel Resilience: Indigenous Stories": Come and join us for a film screening that celebrates the rich indigenous cultures of Native Americans.

Attendees will have the opportunity to create cultural crafts inspired by the traditional artistry of indigenous communities while viewing the film. The screening will be held at noon Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the Student Center of the college's Sugar Grove campus.

• "Honoring Native Heritage: A Waubonsee Pow Wow": At noon Friday, Dec. 1, in the Student Center of the Sugar Grove campus, join in a vibrant and captivating celebration of Native American Heritage Month, honoring the rich history of indigenous cultures that have shaped the nation's history.

This Pow Wow celebration will include cultural performances, traditional foods, exquisite crafts, and more. The event is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty and diversity of Native American traditions.

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