Calendar of Events

10 Things You Never Knew About Native America

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

4:00 PM

Lamar 126

Facilitated by University of Mississippi faculty Dr. Mikaëla M. Adams, this engaging lecture will reveal facts and myths about Native America.

Telling Our Stories: Student Panel

Moderated by Dr. Davis Henderson

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

 6:00 PM

Bryant 200

Join us as members of the UM community share their stories about Native American culture and heritage.

Library Brown Bag Series – Living, Making, Being:

Houses and Craft Production at a 14th Century Native American Village in Southwest Virginia

Facilitated by Dr. Maureen Meyers

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Noon

Library Faulkner Room, 3rd Floor

Sponsored by The University of Mississippi Libraries: Archives & Special Collections

Learn the results of 10 years of excavations at a 14th century mound and village site in southwest Virginia, the Native Americans who lived there, and the goods that sustained their society.

Native American Heritage Month Film Viewing and Discussion – “The Doe Boy”

Facilitated by Dr. Annette Trefzer

Thursday, November 16, 2017

4:00 PM

Student Commons – Residence Hall 2

Drawing on his relationship with his father and the experience of a hunting trip in his youth, writer-director Randy Redroad’s first feature, “The Doe Boy,” tells the personal story of a half-Cherokee hemophiliac’s struggle to measure up to expectations.  This drama reflects on questions of family, cultural heritage and blood identity.

Are You Ready? Dialogue Series: Let’s Start the Conversation

Who Owns the Past?

Facilitated by Dr. Maureen Meyers & Dr. Robbie Ethridge

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Lamar 126

5:00 PM

Join us for a discussion of American Indian history, tribal sovereignty, human rights, and the complex history of Native Americans and colonization. Refreshments will be provided.

Native American Heritage Month Sponsors

Center for Inclusion & Cross Cultural Engagement

Native American & Indigenous Studies Faculty Working Group

The University of Mississippi Libraries: Archives & Special Collections

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For more information or disability accommodations, please contact The Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement at 662-915-1689 or inclusion@olemiss.edu.