Monday, Nov. 25
Noon to 12:30 p.m.
Steps of Abernethy Hall
131 S. Columbia St.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Media are invited to attend a ceremonial presentation of Gov. Pat McCrory’s proclamation of November as American Indian Heritage Month to the University of North Carolina System.
The event will begin with a short performance of Native American music. Jarrod Lowery, the governor’s community outreach liaison and a Lumbee Indian, then will read the proclamation and present it to a representative of the UNC General Administration. The event is being held at UNC-Chapel Hill’s American Indian Center, the only center of its kind within the 17-campus system.
The presentation will be followed by brief remarks by Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost James W. Dean Jr. of UNC-Chapel Hill and representatives from N.C. State University and UNC-Pembroke.
Media parking is available at the News Services office, 210 Pittsboro St.
Link to text of proclamation: http://www.ncdcr.gov/Portals/7/images/AI/2013/IHM%202013.pdf