Franklin County Arts Council Observes Native American Heritage Month

Pamela Wyrick Andrejev. Source: Donna Campbell Smith, FCAC.
Pamela Wyrick Andrejev. Source: Donna Campbell Smith, FCAC.

By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council

The Franklin County Arts Council will be Honoring National Native American Heritage Month with presentations and Art Exhibits by Artists Pamela Wyrick Andrejev  and Linda Wade Saturday, November 5, 2016, at 3pm, at the FCAC headquarters; 22 S  Main Street,  Franklinton NC.

Pamela Wyrick Andrejev will speak about her Cherokee Heritage and share how it influences her art.

Linda Wade will present a slide presentation on Black Indians.

Wade’s Mustee (African-Native American Heritage) Folk Art Collection, art, books, and artifacts from Andrejev’s collection will be on exhibit through the month of November.

For more information, email fcacarts@gmail or call 919.497.6910.

According to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, then-President George H. W. Bush approved a joint resolution designating November 1990 as “National American Indian Heritage Month.” Similar proclamations were issued each year. The presidential proclamation for 2013 is available here.

 

Linda Wade. Source: Donna Campbell Smith, FCAC.
Linda Wade. Source: Donna Campbell Smith, FCAC.
About Donna Campbell Smith 64 Articles
Donna Campbell Smith, an author based in Franklinton NC, worked in the horse industry for over thirty years as an instructor, trainer, breeder, and writer. She has an AAS Degree in Equine Technology from Martin Community College and is a certified riding instructor. Smith has written four non-fiction books on equine management: The Book of Donkeys, (The Lyons Press 2016) The Book of Miniature Horses (The Lyons Press 2005), The Book of Draft Horses (The Lyons Press 2007), and The Book of Mules (The Lyons Press 2009. All her books are available at Amazon.com or ask for them at a bookstore near you. Donna is a member of Franklin County Arts Council. Visit her website at www.donnacampbellsmith.com.