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Catawba College President Speaks at Native American Heritage Month Celebration

December 02, 2011

Category: Alumni, Events, Staff


OxendineNational Native American Heritage Month was celebrated on Nov. 17 in the Hefner VA Medical Center Social Room. The theme was Service, Honor, Respect, Strengthening Our Cultures and Communities.

Catawba College president Dr. Joe Oxendine was the keynote speaker, quoting from his book and speaking about the nuances of culture and tribal group of the Lumbee Indians. He was also recognized as an honorary chief along with Mayor Susan Kluttz  among Yadkin River Valley Indians Centered at Salisbury (INA-YECS).  Read more...


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