American Indian Genealogy Workshop
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
12pm – 2pm, Campus Center 309
If you are interested in doing some work to find out more about your Native American ancestry – this workshop is for you! We will discuss the myths and realities of tracing your Native American heritage. Visit www.life.iupui.edu for more information under the Office of Student Involvement.
Sponsored by the IUPUI American Indian Programs and the Office of Student Involvement
Cultural Leadership Luncheon
Thursday, November 4, 2010
11:30am – 1pm, Campus Center 309
This luncheon will feature a leader in the Native American/American Indian community who will provide his or her road to success, career advice, and answer student questions. All are welcome! Please log on to http://www.life.iupui.edu/osi/leadership/programs/luncheons.html to RSVP by November 1, 2010!
Sponsored by the Native American Student Alliance and the Office of Student Involvement
Frybread Cook-Off and Round Dance
Sunday, November 7, 2010
1pm – 3pm, Eiteljorg Museum
Learn about the history of frybread and the many variations that exist within Native American cultures while you watch participants battle it out for the Golden Frybread Award. Sample frybread and cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award. Guest judge, Chef Nephi Craig (White Mountain Apache/Navajo) will select the Judges Choice award. Following the competition, join Tony Showa (Navajo) in a round dance to celebrate community.
Sponsored by the Eiteljorg Museum
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
1pm – 3pm, Campus Center 309
Though it takes a thousand lifetimes to master Native American bead-working, we will present the opportunity for each of you to begin your journey. Bead kits will be available for everyone to begin their own beading work. Visit http://www.life.iupui.edu/osi/campus-programming/nahm/ for more information under the Office of Student Involvement. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!! Please register at
Sponsored by the Native American Student Alliance, the Native American Faculty Staff Council, and the Office of Student Involvement
Thursday, November 11, 2010
4pm – 6pm, Campus Center 309
This event will feature a Native perspective on American Indian films.
Sponsored by the IUPUI American Indian Program and the Office for Women
A Night with Coyote
Thursday, November 18, 2010
6pm – 8pm, Lilly Auditorium & Lobby
Join us for an exciting evening of Native American storytelling. Visit www.life.iupui.edu for more information under the Office of Student Involvement. Johnny P. Flynn, PhD [Potowatami]
John Boyd, MFA [Elwha Klallam]
Theresa Webb [Potowatami]
Sponsored by the Native American Student Alliance, the Native American Faculty and Staff Council, and the Office of Student Involvement
Drum Making Workshop
Saturday, November 20, 2010
10am – 12pm, Eiteljorg Museum
Tony Showa, Navajo drummer, will provide supplies and instruction to make your own Native American hand drum. Pre-register at least one week prior to the event at (317)275-1310. Sponsored by the Eiteljorg Museum
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
12:00pm – 2:00pm, Campus Center 305
This event will feature an American Indian perspective of the tradition of Thanksgiving.
Sponsored by the Native American Student Alliance and the Native American Faculty and Staff Council
Winter Count Presentation by Monte Yellow Bird Sr.
(Three Affiliated Tribes, Arikara/Hidatsa)
Friday, November 26, 2010
2pm, Eiteljorg Museum
Learn about the history of Winter Counts and find out what role a winter count plays in preserving the history of the Battle of Little Big Horn.
Sponsored by the Eiteljorg Museum