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Contact: Marilynn Fryer
(517) 796-8466
November 8, 2010
For immediate release

Celebrate Native American history month at JCC

Who was the Shoshone woman who acted as interpreter and guide for Lewis and Clark? What Pawtuxet man befriended the Plymouth colonists and acted as a guide and interpreter for William Bradford?

November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to commemorate the history of our land's first inhabitants. Jackson Community College will present a free celebration from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18 in the Potter Center caf├ęteria on the Jackson campus.

Sponsored by JCC's Office of Multicultural Relations, the celebration will feature samples of Native American food, beverages and a historical tribute. This is a free event and everyone is welcome!

(Answers to trivia questions: Sacagawea, Squanto).