Photograph of a group of people sitting in a circle in the green grass under a few green leaf trees.

Meeting

Welcome Back & Mural Launch
Join the students, staff, and faculty of the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program to start the spring semester and kickoff the mural project going on from January to March in Ganędagǫ: Hall by artist Erwin Printup (Gayogo̱hó:nǫɁ).
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Photograph of a large group of people holding one fist up in the air and holding a large red banner that reads Indigenous justice is climate justice.

Lecture

Indigeneity means something different to each one of us as an Indigenous person. Our communities are diverse in practice, protocol, language, and the way we know the world around us. However, working on a global scale I've observed a common...
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Photo of three wampum belts made with white and purple colored carved shells as beads.

Conference

For 400 years, the Haudenosaunee (Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy) have interacted with New York officials over matters of war and peace, trade and commerce, and confiscation of Haudenosaunee lands and wealth. Throughout this long period, New...
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Photo of men and women standing on stairs in front of a large stone building with one man in the center in Haudenosaunee outfit holding wampum belts up.

Lecture

In March 1925, Cayuga Chief and Haudenosaunee spokesman Deskaheh delivered a radio address in Rochester, NY that condemned Canada’s recent dismantling of the hereditary council at Six Nations of the Grand River, the last remaining traditional...
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Photograph of two women standing on a stone stage outside at night with a projected image of a pot with a yellow orange tint.

Lecture

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...
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