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Native American Studies Events

Fall 2014

Nicole Fabricant
Public Lecture - Food and Native Politics in Bolivia
October 28, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Persson Auditorium

Past Semesters

Click a semester below to see what events were hosted by the Department of Native American Studies.
Spring 2014 Dr. Mari Lyn Salvador
Public Lecture - "The Art of Being Kuna: Layers of Meaning Among the Kuna of Panama
April 7, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
Persson Auditorium

Opening Reception - Layered Meanings: Kuna Indian Mola Textiles from Panama
April 7, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
Longyear Museum
Details (PDF)

Joanna Radin
Public Lecture - "Off the Rez: How Indigenous Bodies Became 'Big Data'"
March 13, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
101 Ho Science Center
Details (PDF)

Orlando White
Poetry Writing Workshop
March 12, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
ALANA Lounge

Poetry Reading - "To See Letters"
March 11, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
Persson Auditorium
Details (PDF)

Dennis Banks
Public Lecture - "State of the Affairs of Indian Country"
March 3, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
101 Ho Science Center
Details (PDF)

Scatter Their Own
"Oppression and the Struggle for Identity"
February 20, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
ALANA Lounge
Details (PDF)

Susan Burch

Public Lecture - "Discovered Pasts: Revisiting the Canton Asylum for Insane Indians, 1902 - 1934"
February 6, 2014, 4:15 p.m.
207 Lathrop Hall
Details (PDF)
Fall 2013

Native American Student Association Presents:
Brown Bag - "The True Story of Thanksgiving"
November 21, 2013, 11:30 a.m.
110 Alumni Hall

Ed Cavanagh
Public Lecture - "How Companies Got Their Land and Natives Lost It:
The Corporate Foundations of Settler Colonialism in the USA and South Africa"
November 13, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Persson Auditorium, Persson Hall

John Trudell
Public Lecture - "Intelligence as Alternative Energy"
November 7, 2013, 4:30 p.m.
Golden Auditorium, Little Hall

Film Screening, "Trudell" the Documentary
November 8, 2013, 5 p.m.
Golden Auditorium, Little Hall
Details (PDF)

Pottery of the Native American Southwest
ARTS/ANTH 250 Class Exhibition
Catered reception during Family Weekend
October 26, 2013, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
111 Alumni Hall
Details (PDF)

John MacDonald
Public Lecture - "Inuit Astronomy: More Than Meets The Eye"
October 23, 2013, 4:30 p.m.
Ho Tung Vis Lab
Details (PDF)

Native American Arts and Culture Festival
October 19, 2013 9:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Sanford Field House
Details (PDF)

Leah Shenandoah 
Exhibition:  O'whahsa' - Protection, Comfort, Healing
September 2 to November 1, 2013
Longyear Museum, Alumni Hall, 2nd floor

Reception: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Longyear Museum, Alumni Hall, 2nd floor
Details (PDF)

Jack Rossen
Public Lecture - "Longhouse, Cookhouse, Smoking Pipes, Eclipse:  
Archaeology of the Cauyga Heartland and the Origins of Confederacy"
September 18, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.
Ho Tung Vis Lab
Details (PDF)

Spring 2013

Sunny Dooley - Navajo Storyteller
April 18, 2013, 4:15 p.m.
ALANA Cultural Center Multipurpose Room

Brown Bag:  Working with the Oglala Lakota Nation
Presented by Project PEACE and Native American Studies Program
April 11, 2013, 12:20 p.m.
COVE Lounge, 109 Lathrop Hall

Fall 2012

"Local Legacies: A Look at the Material Culture of Indigenous Peoples in the Hamilton, NY Area"
November 29, 2012, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Hamilton Public Library, 13 Broad St.

Haudenosanuee (Iroquois) Art
Saturday, October 27, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Exhibition in Alumni 111 with a catered reception

The Return of Navajo Boy Film
Friday, October 26, 7:00 p.m. 
Golden Auditorium, Little Hall

Jeff Spitz, "The Return of Navajo Boy: Its Environmental Impact"
Friday, October 26, 12:15 p.m.
ALANA Cultural Center

Mary Begay, "Navajo Lives" Lecture
Thursday, October 25, 4:30 p.m.
Persson Hall Auditorium

Native American Arts & Culture Festival
Saturday, September 22, 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sanford Field House
Details and further information

Joanne Shenandoah, "Music as Healing"  Workshop and Presentation
Thursday, September 20, 4:30 p.m.
ALANA Cultural Center

Christopher Vecsey, "Native Footsteps Along the Path of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha" Humanities Colloquium Lecture
Tuesday, September 18, 4:30 p.m.
Lawrence 105

Skywoman: Haudenosaunee Art and the Creation of a New World
Exhibition Opening Reception
Thursday, September 13, 4:30–6:00 p.m.
Longyear Museum of Anthropology Gallery
Second Floor, Alumni Hall

Dr. Laurie Rush, "Protecting Archaeology in Crisis Areas"
Wednesday, September 12, 4:00 p.m. 
ALANA Cultural Center