Calendar of Events
10 Things You Never Knew About Native America
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
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
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
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
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
For more information or disability accommodations, please contact The Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement at 662-915-1689 or firstname.lastname@example.org.