Calendar of Events
Native American Heritage Month Opening Celebration
Thursday, October 27, 2016
The Chahta Immi Ihinoshi Dancers
11:15 AM- 12:00 PM
Come and witness an exciting demonstration of social dancing by members of the only federally recognized tribe in Mississippi, The Choctaw Indians. There will be a time for questions after the half-hour show.
12:00 PM- 1:00 PM
Join us for a cultural overview of how this rugged game has been rooted in tradition for thousands of years. Then, grab toli stick and join members of the Mississippi Choctaw Indian tribe in the Union Plaza as they demonstrate the basics of how to play Stickball.
Native American Student Organization Interest Meeting
Monday, November 1, 2016
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
A student led initiative to determine interest in developing a Native American student organization. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Kayla Johnson at email@example.com
Smoke Signals Viewing and Discussion
Monday, November 7, 2016
Come watch the award-winning, all-Native American 1998 film production. Dr. Jeffrey Washburn will lead a discussion after the film. The screenplay is by Sherman Alexie, based on his short story “This is What it Means to Stay Phoenix, Arizona” from his book The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven.
Are You Ready? Dialogue Series: Let’s Start the Conversation!
American Indians Appropriation in Film, Media and Literature
Thursday, November 17, 2016
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Join a panel of students and faculty studying Native America for a discussion of American Indian representations in film, media, and literature. Refreshments will be provide.
Native American Heritage Month: Library Display
November 1-30, 2016
J.D. Williams Library
Visit the J.D. Williams library to view a display of American Indian material and cultural items from the Department of Sociology and Anthropology collections.
Native American Heritage Month Sponsors
Center for Inclusion & Cross Cultural Engagement
Native American & Indigenous Studies Faculty Working Group
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology
The Common Reading Program
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