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Native American Heritage Month 2013 Events

Events for the week of November 11

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Monday, November 11

Dish It Up—"#indigenous: Native Women's Organizing, Idle No More, and Social Media Activism" lunch presentation by Dr. Jodi Byrd (Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma), Acting Director, American Indian Studies, Associate Professor AIS & English. Women’s Resources Center, Noon-1pm

Tuesday, November 12

Choctaw Storytelling & Flute playing, Greg Rodgers. Illini Union Courtyard Cafe. Noon-1pm.

Native American & Indigenous Student Organization Beading Workshop. Native American House, 6:30-8pm

Wednesday, November 13

Choogie: Cherokee Storytelling, Illini Union Courtyard Cafe, Noon-1pm

Friday, November 15

National Roc Your Mocs Day

Chat 'n Chew—"Ancient Nahua Symbols," Akaxe, Temachtiani of Chimostok Academy. Native American House, Noon-1pm

Past Events

Monday, November 4

Maori Approaches to Research and Methodology Workshop — Nepia & Rangimarie Mahuika, University of Waikato, New Zealand. Hosted by American Indian Studies Graduate Student Association. Native American House, 10am-1:30pm

Tuesday, November 5

Cody Blackbird: Cherokee & Dakota Flute Performing Artist. Illini Union Courtyard Cafe. Noon-1pm

Thursday, November 7

Bear Cub Productions: Intertribal Pow Wow Singing & Dancing Performance. Illini Union Courtyard Cafe. Noon-1pm

Meet 'n Greet: Chocolate Woman Collective (Guna), Jeremy Nevilles-Sorell (White Earth Ojibwe), Bear Cub Productions (Oneida/Menominee/Pima). Native American House, 1:30-3pm.

"Healing Our Traumas" — Jeremy Nevilles-Sorell (White Earth Ojibwe). Native American House, 7-9pm.

Friday, November 8

Wunksheek: Student Drumgroup, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Illini Union Courtyard Cafe, Noon-1pm.

Conversation Cafe: "Return to Honor: Engaging Native Men in Addressing Violence Against Women." Jeremy Nevilles-Sorell, Mending the Sacred Hoop. Women's Resources Center, Noon-1pm.