September 28, 2010
Native American Heritage Month

A Genealogical Workshop: Tracking Ancestry

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

 

Native American Beading Workshop: A Cultural Art Form

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

 

Film Screening: Imagining Indians
 

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

The Problem with Pilgrims

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

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One response to “Native American Heritage Month”

  1. Judy Champa says:

    I would very much like to be sent information on the next time this program is offered..

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