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Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement

Native American Heritage Month


November celebrates rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories of Indigenous, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. During this month, we pay homage to their molding and contributions to American culture. 

The purpose of Native American Heritage Month is to highlight our indigenous student populations and celebrate the contributions of Indigenous community to USM and the surrounding Hattiesburg area. 


Wednesday, November 9, 2022nhm1

Time: 12 pm-1 pm 

Location: IME Multipurpose Center, HUB 100

Join IME in celebrating the history and splendor of Native American Heritage Month! We will be led in discussion by Dr. Tammy Greer as we talk about Indigenous culture of the Houma Communities 

Culturally themed foods will be served. 



stickballnahm Monday, November 13, 2022

Time: 2 pm- 4 pm

Location: Intramural Field

PLAY BALL! Come join the IME office as we get active and learn about the great game of stickball!






Tuesday, November 14, 2022

Time: 12 pm - 12:15 pm

Location:  Union Room Lobby

Join the IME Team during IEW week as students showcase their Choctaw Traditional Dress in the International Fashion Show.




Tuesday, November 14, 2022

Time: 11 pm - 1 pm

Location:  Cook Union Lobby


Join IME in celebration of IEW week Cultural & Diversity Fair featuring Native American Heritage Month.




Wednesday, November 16

Time: 9 am - 3 pm 

Location: Medicine Wheel Garden (Behind Liberal Arts Building)

During this event, we will be giving all day guided tours of the Medicine Wheel Garden and learn about it heals communities from the bearing of its produce.