COVID-19 Precautionary Measures for Native American Heritage Month Events:

  • For those that are sick or exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms are encouraged to stay home.
  • The NAC is continually assessing COVID-19 numbers for the safety of our FLC community. We will continue to monitor COVID-19 numbers, based on most recent conditions and guidelines. We understand that decision to host Native American Heritage Month events are based on approval from the Safe Event Committee.
  • Contact tracing will take place for all participants through the registration process as well as the verification of a Health Pass and scanning of QR Code at the event. Campus community (students, staff, faculty, administration) can scan in with QR code, off campus community attendance can be recorded by NAC staff.  
  • Safety announcements will be made at the beginning of the event. Participants will be reminded of COVID-19 precautionary measures.  
  • Attendees should refrain from mixing and mingling with others not in their household during the event as much as possible. 
  • Attendees should maintain at least 6 feet of physical distancing from others as much as possible. 

All Nations Flag Display

November 4 – 15, 2020, Student Union Building
For two weeks, tribal flags representing Indigenous sovereign nations/communities will be displayed in the Student Union Building. These flags have been donated to the Native American Center by tribal nations/communities.


Indigenous Way of Life Week

November 16 – 20, 2020

  • November 16: Mukluk Monday
  • November 17: Indigenous Contemporary Couture
  • November 18: Indigenous Jewelry
  • November 19: Indigenous Tee-Shirt Design
  • November 20: Indigenous Attire
  • Participate in the Indigenous Way of Life Week. Each day has a different theme that reflects the Indigenous Way of Life.

Events by date

November 2, 2020

Mukluk Monday

Every Monday for the month of November the Native American Center is encouraging all students, staff, and faculty to wear their mukluks/moccasins. Use the #FLCNAHM2020 and tag the Native American Center (@flcnac) to be entered for a chance to win a prize

Powwow Pulse, 5:15 PM, Student Life Center

In Rodera’s Powwow Pulse class you can expect to get your heart pumping and calves burning through a collaboration of two different forms of dancing used in Powwow; jingle and fancy dancing. It is a great and fun fitness class that’s suitable for all fitness levels!


November 3, 2020

Tasty Treats Tuesday, 9 AM, Native American Center

Stop by the Native American Center to pick up a bag of tasty treats. Grocery bags are on a first come first serve basis, we will be handing out bags beginning at 9 AM until they’re all gone.


November 4, 2020

Powwow Pulse, 5:15 PM, Student Life Center

In Rodera’s Powwow Pulse class you can expect to get your heart pumping and calves burning through a collaboration of two different forms of dancing used in Powwow; jingle and fancy dancing. It is a great and fun fitness class that’s suitable for all fitness levels!

PIVOT Artist Round Table, Register here, 6PM, Virtual                                                                                                                                            

Please join us for an Artist Round Table with PIVOT: Skateboard Deck Art curators Duane Koyawena (Hopi), Landis Baje (Diné), as well as artists James Johnson (Tlingit). Elroy Natachu Jr. (Zuni), Kandis Quam (Zuni), and Felcia Gabaldon (Choctaw/Spanish). The round table will be followed by live question & answer session.

Star Wars in Diné Bizaad, 7 PM, FLC Student Union Building – Ballroom 

Join SUP as they feature the film, Star Wars, in the Navajo language.  


November 5, 2020

Indigenous Language Workshop with the Diné Club, 3 PM, Virtual, Join here

Join the Diné Club as they lead conversations in Diné Bizaad (Navajo language). Take the opportunity to learn more about the Navajo culture and language.


November 9, 2020

Mukluk Monday                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Every Monday for the month of November the Native American Center is encouraging all students, staff, and faculty to wear their mukluks/moccasins. Use the #FLCNAHM2020 and tag the Native American Center (@flcnac) to be entered for a chance to win a prize.

Indigenous Crafts, Register here, 10 AM to 4 PM, Native American Center                                                                                                           

Learn about the meaning and significance of Indigenous crafts. Take some time to learn about a craft and participate in creating your own masterpiece. 10 AM Indigenous Art, 12 PM Earring Making, 2 PM Pine Needle Baskets.                                                                           

Powwow Pulse, 5:15 PM, Student Life Center

In Rodera’s Powwow Pulse class you can expect to get your heart pumping and calves burning through a collaboration of two different forms of dancing used in Powwow; jingle and fancy dancing. It is a great and fun fitness class that’s suitable for all fitness levels!


November 10, 2020

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November 16, 2020

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November 25-30, 2020

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November 26-30, 2020

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November 30, 2020

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For an updated list of events happening for Native American Heritage Month visit the Native American Center’s website at fortlewis.edu/NAC.  For additional questions contact the Native American Center at (970) 247-7221 or NAC@fortlewis.edu.