- Film Screening: Winter in the Blood
Boston's premiere of a film based on a novel by American Indian author James Welch
- Wayuu Educator Speaks at UMass Boston
Flor Palmar, Wayuu educator, spoke at UMass Boston Oct. 20
- Indigenous Jurisdiction, Customary Laws, & Alternative Conflict Resolution
Discussion with international experts on indigenous peoples & the law
- Guest Speaker Series: Violence Against Women Act & Implications for Native American Women
Prof. Sarah Deer (Muscogee Nation) speaks on Nov. 4
- A Journey to Freedom: Richard Oakes and a History of Red Power
Dr. Kent Blansett, chair of American Indian Studies at U Minnesota - Morris, will speak on the Red Power movement.
- Clearing the Path
Claudia Torres of the Network against Repression & for Solidarity addresses repression in Mexico
- New England Native American Art Show & Sale
Third annual art show & sale on Dec. 8
- Talk: Community-Based Archaeology
Dr. Sonya Atalay will talk about her recently published book.
- Iwariwë Roundtable and Reception
Roundtable featuring Yanomami artist Sheroanawë Hakihiiwë - reception follows
- Iwariwë: Fire Comes to UMass Boston
Exhibit recounting the arrival of fire among the Yanomami people of Venezuela.
- American Indian Art Exhibit: From Wounded Knee to Present
The NAIS program has organized an exhibit of American Indian art to be shown at UMass Boston
- Roundtable & Reception for “From Wounded Knee to Present”
Roundtable with the artists & catered reception
- Guest Lecture: “NAGPRA - A Reflection of 20 Years in New England”
Dr. Rae Gould (Anthropology - UMass Amherst) will discuss the complexities of NAGPRA in New England.
- Lecture: “Three Bodies: Rethinking Environmental Health and Food Production in Mohawk Community”
Guest lecture by Dr. Elizabeth Hoover, Anthropology (Brown University)
- Guest Speaker: Resolving Indigenous Claims through Human Rights Mechanisms
Suffolk’s Lorie Graham & Nicole Friederichs address the topic, focusing on the Western Shoshone.