Diné punk band Weedrat performing at Native American Heritage Fest on CNM Main Campus

Photo Gallery: CNM Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Check out photos from a wide variety of events
November 20, 2023

CNM hosted Native American Heritage Month throughout November and the festivities included a Native American career fair, a speaking engagement with John Herrington, the first Native American NASA astronaut, and a Native American Heritage Fest featuring local Indigenous bands and vendors. Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff attended in celebration of Native American culture and traditions, while also recognizing the continued struggle for inclusion and equality. You can view a full photo gallery of the events below.

NASA Astronaut John Herrington speaking to CNM students, faculty, and staff
John Herrington showing his class emblem
Student asking John Herrington question
John Herrington taking photo with CNM student
Lead singer of Diné punk band, Becki Jones, performing at CNM Native American Heritage Fest
Native American Heritage Fest attendees shopping with local Indigenous vendors
Innastate, an Indigenous reggae band performing at Native American Heritage Fest