Calendar of Events

Pavilion Presents Itimanumpoli: A Poetry Reading for Native American Heritage Month

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

12:15 AM- 1:00 PM


Join us as we celebrate Native American Heritage Month with poetry readings from Native American students on the campus of the University of Mississippi.

Opening Ceremony: “The Other Slavery”

Keynote Address by Dr. Andres Resendez

Thursday, November 1, 2018

 6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Bryant Hall, Room 209

Join us as we kick off Native American Heritage Month with Keynote Speaker Dr. Andres Resendez. All students, faculty and staff are welcome! A reception will follow the lecture. 

University Library Lecture Series:

Faulkner’s Native American World: Fiction and Reality

Facilitated by Dr. Annette Trefzer & Dr. Robbie Ethridge

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Noon-1:00 PM

JD William Library

Dr. Annette Trefzer and Dr. Robbie Ethridge will lead a discussion about Faulkner’s frequent return to the Native American origins and histories of his imaginary landscape, Yoknapatawpha County.

Native American Student Mixer

Hosted by the Center for Inclusion & Cross Cultural Engagement 

Thursday, November 8, 2018

 11:00 AM-Noon

Stewart Hall, Room 129

Join us in the CICCE for lunch as Native American students network with UM faculty and staff. 

Viewing and Discussion Film: Te Ata

Thursday, November 8, 2018

 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Hume Hall, Room 203

Come view and discuss the story of Te Ata. A true story based on Mary Thompson Fisher, a woman who broke barriers to become one of the greatest Native American performers of all time. 

Brown Bag Lecture:

Jeff Washburn, “Whose Civilization Plan Was It? Chickasaw Manipulation of Federal Agents in the Early Nineteenth Century Lunch and Learn”

Facilitated by Dr. Jeff Washburn

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Noon-1:00 PM

Barnard Observatory

Dr. Washburn will lead a discussion.

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

Native Nations, Archaeology, and National Sovereignty

Facilitated by Michael Fedoroff, Tribal Deputy Director/Tribal Liaison

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Bryant Hall, Room 111

Join facilitator Michael Fedoroff as he discusses  native nations, archaeology and national sovereignty in the US.

Native American Heritage Month Sponsors

The Center for Inclusion & Cross Cultural Engagement

Native American Heritage Month Planning Committee

2018 Spring Lecture Series Archives and Special Collections

University of Mississippi Libraries

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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