Five College Native American Indian Studies

Oct. 21, 2013, Screening of "Smoke Signals" at UMass.

A screening of the film "Smoke Signals," starring Adam Beach and Evan Adams.

Time and Date: Monday, October 21, 6:30 P.M.
Location: Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center, Chadbourne, UMass


Oct. 18, 2013, Faculty Homecoming Lecture with Kiara Vigil at Amherst College.

Assistant Professor of American Studies Kiara Vigil (Amherst College) is scheduled to present her lecture, "Stories in Red and Write: Indian Intellectuals During the Early Twentieth Century in American Culture." This talk is part of the Amherst Virtual Lecture Series.

Read more information about Professor Vigil's lecture here. 

Time and Date: Friday, October 18, 4 P.M. 
Location: Cole Assembly Room (Red Room), Converse Hall, Amherst College


Oct. 10, 2013, Angelo Baca Presentation at the Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center.

A talk by UMass PhD student Angelo Baca (Dine/Hopi) titled "Participatory Research in Native Communities: Film, Academics, and Community."

Time and Date: Thursday, October 10, 6 P.M.
Location: Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center, Chadbourne Hall, UMass


Oct. 9, 2013, Poetry Reading by Jennifer Lisa Vest.

A poetry reading by mixed-ancestry professor Jennifer Lisa Vest (Seminole).

Time and Date: Wednesday, October 9, 7 P.M.
Location: Augusta Savage Gallery, UMass


Oct. 9, 2013, Christine DeLucia at Amherst College.

A lecture by Christine DeLucia, Assistant Professor of History at Mount Holyoke College, titled "The Great River: Telling Stories of Violence, Colonialism, and Place After King Philip's War."

Time and Date: Wednesday, October 9, 4 P.M.
Location: Paino Lecture Hall, Beneski, Amherst College


Oct. 2, 2013, Five Colleges Annual History Lecture with Professor Ned Blackhawk.

A lecture by Ned Blackhawk (Western Shoshone), Professor of History and American Studies at Yale University: "Indigenous Reckoning: American Indians and the Remaking of U.S. History."

Time and Date: Wednesday, October 2, 7 P.M.
Location: UMass Amherst


Sep. 25, 2013, Open House at the Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center.

An open-house event for Native and non-Native students, faculty, staff, and others community members.

Time and Date: Wednesday, September 25, 5:30 P.M.
Location: Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center, Chadbourne Hall, UMass


April 29, 2013, "Up Heartbreak Hill" Screening with Director Erica Scharf at Amherst College.

Please join the Native American Students Organization and the EDU for a screening of "Up Heartbreak Hill." The documentary will be followed by a discussion with director Erica Scharf and David Mazor, the founder of Reader to Reader, Inc.

Learn more about Reader to Reader, Inc.

Time and Date: Monday, April 29, at 7 PM
Location: Keefe Campus Center Theatre (lower-level), Amherst College


Apr. 11, 2013, "Pocahontas" Screening at Amherst College.

Join the Native American Students Organization (NASO) for their first event since being established. We will be screening Disney's Pocahontas, followed by a critical discussion of Native American stereotypes and representation in popular media. Co-sponsored by the Gender Justice Collective (formerly the Amherst Feminist Alliance) with funding provided by the Association of Amherst Students.

Time and Date: Thursday, April 11, 8-10 PM
Location: Lecture Room 4, Merrill Science Center, Amherst College


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