November is Native American Heritage Month


November is Native American Heritage Month. In recognition, New Bern’s 300th Anniversary Celebration, in cooperation with regional Native American Representatives, will present educational programs scheduled for Wednesday, November 17th.
A presentation and demonstration is scheduled at J.T. Barber Elementary School from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and a public presentation and panel discussion is planned from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on November 17 at the Tryon Palace Auditorium on Pollock Street. Presenters include Marilyn “Soaring Eagle” Morrison, Chief of the Roanoke-Hatteras Tribe and chairman of the Algonquians Indians of NC, Inc., Ray “Longbow” Bryant, historian, Evelyn “Two Braids” King, Clan Mother of the Mattamuskeet-Tuscarora Tribe, John “Blackfeather” Jeffries, and Andre Austin, historian. Come out and learn about Native American Heritage on November 17. The program is free, informative and the public is invited to attend.

For more information, please contact 252-635-1710 or visit

Submitted by: Alisha Zang, Linda Staunch & Associates, New Bern’s 300th Anniversary, (252) 638-9050