MCC’s first Native American Heritage Month(NAHM) celebration
November 9, 2016
MCC’s first Native American Heritage Month(NAHM) celebration was launched by honoring Pedro Johnson -- former treasurer for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and also a former MCC student -- with the first NAHM Wednesday, November 9, in GPA Community Commons. NAHM Committee Chair George Ducharme served as emcee and introduced Pedro, who spoke to the group. Refreshments were served based on recipes from the Abenaki tribe. NAHM continues throughout November under the theme “Survival & Dignity,” and students are invited to participate in a poster competition to commemorate the month. The winning poster designs will be displayed on campus and used for marketing the college and its celebratory month programs. Poster design submission deadline is Monday, November 14, 2016 at 5pm E-mail a PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org.