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.