“We presented this heritage event to preserve the history of Native Americans and the people of African descent who shared relationships among them. Relationships ranged from friendship, family membership, to slavery,” said Irby.
Author Jason Irby introduces the 2018 Women’s History Month speakers: Sharon Priest and Kerry Jucas at the March 24 observance event.
“These ladies are two dynamic women of Arkansas history. We had wonderful presentations and discussion ranging from their family history to their roles in Arkansas culture, politics, and history. The audience this year was small and intimate and I wish many more people would’ve been here to participate and enjoy this occasion,” said Irby.