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American Indians of the Southwest
Short Courses

As part of its commitment to continuing education, the Heard Museum Guild presents several short courses each year. The aim of these classes is to enhance one's respect for native peoples and to develop an appreciation of their art and culture.

The schedule for this year’s series of Short Courses is as follows:

 

Overview of Southwestern Tribes

The four half-day sessions focus on the Southwest and the first Americans who inhabited this land from prehistoric times to the 21st century. The aim of the course is to enhance one's respect for native peoples and to develop an appreciation of their art and culture.

 

Overview of Southwestern Tribes - January, 2014

Instructor Jaclyn Roessel, Public Programs and Education Director, Heard Museum

Location: Heard Central Phoenix - Monte Vista Room (For all 4 classes)

Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Thursday, Jan 9
Thursday, Jan 16
Thursday, Jan 23
Thursday, Jan 30

  Active Las Guias members Free
  Guild members $50
  Heard Museum members $60
  Non-members $70


Contact January Course Facilitator for Registration.

 

Overview of Southwestern Tribes - March, 2014

Instructor Jaclyn Roessel, Public Programs and Education Director, Heard Museum

Location: Heard North, Scottsdale

Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Monday, Mar 10
Monday, Mar 17
Monday, Mar 24
Monday, Mar 31

  Active Las Guias members Free
  Guild members $50
  Heard Museum members $60
  Non-members $70

 

Contact March Course Facilitator for Registration.

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O'odham Short Course

The three half-day sessions focus on the O'odham's history, culture and art. These will be led by a senior Las Guias member with a presentation by tribal member(s).

February 2014 - Instructor Linda Hefter, Las Guias

Location: Heard Central, Phoenix

Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Monday, Feb 3
Monday, Feb 10
Monday, Feb 17

  Active Las Guias members $25
  Guild members $40
  Heard Museum members $50
  Non-members $60

 

Contact O'odham Course Facilitator for Registration.

 

Navajo Short Course

The three half-day sessions focus on the Navajo Nation's history, culture and art. There will be led by a senior Las Guias member with a presentation by tribal member(s).

April 2014 - Instructor Jackie Kemmer, Las Guias

Location: Heard Central, Phoenix

Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Thursday, Apr 3
Thursday, Apr 10
Thursday, Apr 17

  Active Las Guias members $25
  Guild members $40
  Heard Museum members $50
  Non-members $60

 

Contact Navajo Course Facilitator for Registration.

 

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It is not necessary to be a member of the Guild or the Museum to enroll in these courses.

 

 
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