Northwestern-Woodward offering Native American Heritage Program, will broadcast to Alva, Enid Nov. 13

November 1, 2017

The annual Native American Heritage Program will bring in diverse speakers for a day of discussion and lecture on historical events and the Native American perspective on Monday, Nov. 13, from Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Woodward location with broadcasts on ITV to Alva and Enid locations.

Sydney Stover, Park Ranger at the Washita Battlefield National Historic Site, will present a lecture on starting at noon for the U.S. History to 1877 course, taught by Ken Kelsey, instructor of history and fine arts. Stover’s lecture will be broadcast on ITV to Industrial Education room 128 in Alva and Room 225 in Enid.

Minoma Littlehawk-Sills (Cheyenne) will present a lecture at 7 p.m. for the General Humanities I course, taught by Carol Mote, adjunct instructor of English. Littlehawk-Sills’ topic will be the Sand Creek Massacre and Battle of the Washita from the Cheyenne perspective. This lecture will be broadcast on ITV to Carter Hall 107 in Alva and Room 202 in Enid.

In addition, Northwestern-Woodward will play host to additional programs on its campus that day. Stover will have activities and games for students in the Commons Area from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Littlehawk-Sills will bring her family artifacts from the late 1800s to early 1900s for viewing from 2 to 5 p.m. Northwestern-Woodward will be serving Indian tacos and corn soup from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 and 7 p.m.

For more information contact Milissa Sturgill, campus coordinator of ITV/events coordinator, at (580) 254-2503 or


Ali Gavitt, University Relations Specialist, 580-327-8480

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