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Lecture

AIIS Speaker Series: Intactness/Fracture - Embodying Shard Knowledge
Santee Smith / Tekaronhiáhkhwa is a multidisciplinary artist from the Kahnyen’kehàka Nation, Six Nations. Premiering her inaugural work Kaha:wi in 2004, she then founded Kaha:wi Dance Theatre which has grown into an internationally renowned...
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
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Lecture

This talk will examine the ways in which art and poetic practices can revision our spaces and provide new anti-colonial tools. Rethinking colonial spatial philosophies must include our mind’s eye so that we can reimagine a just world. Settler...
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
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Lecture

Tyson Yunkaporta is an Aboriginal scholar, founder of the Indigenous Knowledge Systems Lab at Deakin University in Melbourne, and author of Sand Talk. His work focuses on applying Indigenous methods of inquiry to resolve complex issues and...
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
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Lecture

The United States used nearly 11 million acres of Indigenous territory taken from almost 250 tribes, bands and communities through more than 160 violence-backed land cessions to launch the land grant university system in 1862. In 2020, the...
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
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Meeting

To All American Indian Indigenous Students and allies at Cornell: AIISP will hold a Land Grab Teach-In on Thursday, September 8 at noon, 250 Caldwell. As you may know, Cornell University is one of the biggest offenders of the Land Grab...
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program