Five College Native American Indian Studies

Dec. 6, 2013, Lisa Brooks Lecture at Amherst College.

Professor Lisa Brooks (Associate Professor, American Studies and English) is scheduled to present her lecture "Locating American Literature in Native Space: Mary Rowlandson's Captivity Narrative and the Kwinitekw Valley" at Amherst College. 

Time and Date: Friday, December 3, 12 P.M. (noon)
Location: Mullins Room, Lewis Sebring Commons (part of Valentine Dining Hall), Amherst College


Nov. 19, 2013, Presentations on Native Health and Diets at UMass.

Taquana Peters (Wampanoag) hosts "November Nunnowa" with foods from November harvest and a presentation about these foods in Native diets.

Later, a talk by D'Andre Quinerly about wellness for Native and African Americans.

Time and Date: Tuesday, November 19, 7 P.M.
Location: Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center, Chadbourne Hall, UMass


Nov. 19, 2013, Dr. Amy Lonetree at UMass.

A talk by Dr. Amy Lonetree (Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin) titled "Decolonizing Museums: Collaboration, Truth Telling and Addressing Historical Unresolved Grief." Dr. Lonetree is Associate Professor of History at UC Santa Cruz.

Time and Date: Tuesday, November 19, 4 P.M.
Location: Room 160, Commonwealth Honors College, UMass


Nov. 18, 2013, Screening of "Clearcut" at UMass.

A screening of the film "Clearcut," starring Graham Greene.

Time and Date: Monday, November 18, 6:30 P.M.
Location: Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center, Chadbourne Hall, UMass


Nov. 14, 2013, 1491s at UMass.

Join 1491s Dallas Goldtooth and Migizi Pensoneau for a Native American Heritage Month celebration with the Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center and the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success. 

Time and Date: Thursday, November 14, 7 P.M.
Location: Campus Center Auditorium, Campus Center, UMass


Nov. 13, 2013, 1491s at Amherst College.

Join the Amherst College Native American Students Organization and the Multicultural Resource Center for sketch comedy with 1491s members Dallas Goldtooth and Migizi Pensoneau. Also sponsored by the Association of Amherst Students (AAS).

Time and Date: Wednesday, November 13, 7 P.M.
Location: Multicultural Resource Center, Keefe Campus Center, Amherst College


Nov. 5, 2013, Discussion of the Massachusetts Native American Trail Project at UMass.

A UMass Amherst Collaborative Initiative Project Presentation featuring:

John Peters, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Commission on Indian Affairs
Dr. Jean S. Forward, PhD., Senior Lecturer in Anthropology; UMass CPNAIS Director
Virginia McLaurin, Doctoral Candidate -- Anthropology at UMass

Time and Date:  Tuesday, November 5, 5:30 P.M.
Location: Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center, Chadbourne Hall, UMass


Nov. 4, 2013, Screening of "Thunderheart" at UMass.

A screening of the film "Thunderheart," with Val Kilmer, Sam Shepard, and Graham Greene.

Time and Date: Monday, November 4, 6:30 P.M.
Location: Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center, Chadbourne Hall, UMass


Oct. 30, 2013, Director Erica Kowsz at UMass.

A discussion with Director Erica Kowsz about her documenary film "A Journey Upstream: The Past and Presence of an 'Extinct' People."

Watch the trailer here.

Time and Date: Wednesday, October 30, 6 P.M.
Location: Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center, Chadbourne Hall, UMass


Oct. 28, 2013, Jane Mount Pleasant at Amherst College.

Associate Professor Jane Mount Pleasant (Cornell University) is scheduled to present her lecture, "A New Paradigm for Pre-Columbian Agriculture in North America."

Time and Date: Monday, October 28, 6 P.M.
Location: Merrill Science Center 4, Amherst College


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