LARNED, Kan. (AP) — An upcoming event will focus on the Santa Fe Trails' effect on Hispanics and its influence on other cultures.

The Hutchinson News (http://bit.ly/1px1Bfw ) reports that the 18th biennial history seminar is planned for Sept. 18-20 in Larned. Eleven speakers from New Mexico, Colorado and Kansas will give presentations.

The Rendezvous began in 1980 and is largely funded by the Kansas Humanities Council. It's organized by the Santa Fe Trail Center, Fort Larned National Historical Site and Santa Fe Trail Association.

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Online:

www.santafetrailcenter.org

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Information from: The Hutchinson (Kan.) News, http://www.hutchnews.com