Museums of Port Isabel
Contact: Jeannie M. Flores (956) 943-7602 Museums of Port Isabel
To: Editor 317 East Railroads Ave.
For: Immediate Release Port Isabel, Texas 78578
“The Lipan Apaches: People of the Wind & Lighting”
The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2015 on Thursday, February 26th, at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, 317 East Railroad Avenue at. This month’s topic will be on “The Lipan Apaches: People of the Wind & Lighting” by Dr. Tom Britten.
Dr. Britten, a history professor and department chair at UT-Brownsville. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University and a specialist in Native American History. His bookThe Lipan Apaches: People of Wind and Lighting was published in 2009.
The Lipan Apaches were in a Plains Indian people who resided in South-Central Texas during the 18th and 19th centuries. They were fierce enemies of the Comanches, allies of the Texans, and played a very significant role in the history of this region.
Please join us for an entertaining evening with Dr. Britten “The Lipan Apaches: People of Wind and Lighting”. All locals and visitors are welcomed to attend this free presentation. Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.
‘Telling Our Stories” is an educational program aimed to preserving the heritage of the City of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre area. Our goals are to preserve and educate our local and natural history through presentations and exhibits. The program is co-sponsored by the Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Museum Foundation. “Telling Our Stories” is presented on the fourth (4Th)of each month from January through September at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum. Admission is FREE.
Sponsored By: Kantack Alcantara Law Office, P. C.
For more information on Telling Our Stories or to help sponsor an event, contact Jeannie Marie A. Flores at (956) 943-7602 or visit www.portisabelmuseums.com or you may also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.