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Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month Events

The U/C Library Invites You to Attend an Interactive Presentation on

Seminole History and Culture 

Attendees will gain a greater understanding of the history and struggles of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

Guest Speaker: Rey Becerra

Guest Speaker: Mr. Rey Becerra, Community Outreach Specialist at the Seminole AH-TAH-THI-KI Museum

Mr. Rey Becerra was born in Pretoria (South Africa) in 1964. At the age of 3 he immigrated to Cuba with his parents and resided there for 20 years.  Rey studied Biology in Cuba, and in 1986 he immigrated to the United States.  In 1997, he started working and living with the Seminoles on the Big Cypress reservation, where he worked as a Wildlife Educator, Videographer for Seminole Broadcasting Production (SMP), and now holds the position of Community Outreach Specialist at the Seminole AH-TAH-THI-KI Museum.

Moderator: Dr. Lulrick Balzora

Moderator: Dr. Lulrick Balzora, Associate Dean of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Dr. Lulrick Balzora hold a Ph.D. in Higher Education, Doctor of Ministry, Master of Arts in History, and Master of Divinity. Retired as a LCDR in the United States Navy with 25 years of active and reserve service. Worked at Broward College since 2002. Served as associate Professor of Religion, District Director of Honors, and currently serves as the Associate Dean of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Central Campus.

When and Where

When: Wednesday, November 16, 2016

      10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Where: University/College Library

       Building 17, 4th Floor, Room 425