Plenty of Harvard Native students/alumni are doing awesome stuff on campus. Come out and support!
Erica Kiemele (HMS) – 3/1 Coordinating with NAHO a talk with Ft Defiance Hospital (details to come)
Adrienee Keene – 3/3 Receiving the Kolajo Paul Afolabi Award for Commitment to Educational Justice at the HGSE Alumni of Color Conference, 4:15 pm Askwith Hall
Hannabah Blue(HSPH) – 3/7 Coordinating Rise Up! A poetry and rallying event celebrating HIV/AIDS awareness (See below)
Alvin Warren (HKS) – 3/9 Leading a session at Harvard’s Leadership Conference with Harvard Native alumni (See below)
Denise Juneau EdM’94 – 3/1 Lunch with students and talking at the AOCC Conference later in the day (See Below)
Robert Odawi Porter JD’89 – 3/9 Breakfast with students and at the Harvard Leadership Conference (See below)
Joan Kane AB’00 – 3/9 Reading with IAIA faculty, hosted by Harvard Advocate (See below)
James Anaya JD’83 – Speaking event to mark UNDRIP’s 5 year anniversary (See below)
Events highlighted in red are events at Harvard or via HUNAP.
HUNAP Conference Room
Student Lunch with Denise Juneau, MT State Superintendent of Education
Undergraduate & graduate students are invited to have lunch with Denise Juneau before her speech in the evening. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
HUNAP Conference Room
Harvard Powwow Meeting
New committee members are always welcome!
HGSE, Askwith Forum
Askwith Forum: Denise Juneau, Alumni of Color Conference
Ms. Juneau (Mandan, Hidatsa) is the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and is the first American Indian woman elected to a statewide position. She is also a HGSE alumna, EdM’94.http://hvrd.me/Y0VFYT
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Mohegan Intertribal Winter Social
Join the Mohegan Tribe for dancing, singing, socializing and more.
A Presentation by Dr. Kimberly Tallbear
Professor Kimberly Tallbear (Sisseton-Wahpeton) will deliver a presentation on the ways in which women from diverse backgrounds can navigate politics, traditions, and laws. http://bit.ly/V9Kanl
Email Cedric Woods if attending,Cedric.Woods@umb.edu
5:00 pm & 6:30 pm
HMS, TMEC Atrium, 260 Longwood Ave
Rise Up! A Celebration of Life
In honor of Int’l Women’s Day, Nat’l Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Poetry workshop at 5:00 pm and an open mic at 6:30 pm, with Q’orianka Kilcher and Tanaya Winder.http://on.fb.me/12bQoGg
4:30 pm & 6:00 pm
Lesley University (see flyer)
Film & Art Exhibit, Ka ‘Ute Ma Machchaw/I See our Language
Michelle Harris (Miwok) presents artwork based on her personal project to learn her language. The film is at 4:30 and the reception is at 6:00 pm. Her exhibit is on display from 2/28 to 4/17.http://bit.ly/12bOyoI
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Northwest Labs, Harvard Campus
2013 Harvard Leadership Conference
As part of the conference, Alvin Warren (HKS) will lead a studio space session with Robert Porter JD’89 and Jaime Pinkham, VP Native Nations-Bush Foundation. Registration is capped by school. Register ASAP!
Breakfast with Robert Odawi Porter JD’89
Join us for a continental community breakfast with Robert Odawi Porter. Most recently, Mr Porter served as president of the Seneca Nation. RSVP email@example.com so we order food appropriately.
Harvard Advocate, 21 South St, Cambridge, MA
Low Rez: Off-Site IAIA MFA Faculty Reading
The Harvard Advocate is hosting faculty members from the Institute of American Indian Arts’ MFA Program for a reading. Readings will include those from Joan Kane AB’00 http://bit.ly/12bMwoH
Harvard Peabody Museum
Alutiiq Model Kayak Making w/ Alfred Naumoff
Join members of the Alutiiq Museum in a model kayak making hands-on event.
March Community Potluck
It’s our always popular annual March Redbones BBQ & Ribs potluck. RSVP!!!! firstname.lastname@example.org
Old South Meeting House, Boston, MA
Talk: First Contact, Revisited
Join Roberto Mighty as he talks about his latest project, a multimedia exhibit, documenting and expressing relationships/conflicts between 17thCentury peoples in New England.http://bit.ly/12bPxp3
12:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Suffolk Law School, Boston
Anniversary Event: Professor James Anaya
U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
James Anaya will on hand to give a special presentation marking the 5th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the
Rights of Indigenous Peoples. RSVP required, follow link http://bit.ly/12bQ4Ht