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The Politics of Land: Colony, Property, Ecology

September 14, 2017IASEvents0

Savage States: Settler Governance in an Age of Sorrow Thursday, September 14, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room — 240 Northrop Free and open to the public   In what world do we imagine the past to be settled in light of its refusal to perish and allow things to start over anew? What are the […]

2017 Rural Arts and Culture Summit

June 6, 2017IASEvents0

2017 Rural Arts and Culture Summit June 6-8, 2017 University of Minnesota—Morris Please register here The 2017 Rural Arts and Culture Summit will take place Tuesday, June 6, through Thursday, June 8, at the University of Minnesota, Morris. Organized by Springboard for the Arts and the Center for Small Towns, the Summit gathers rural artists, […]

Matarākau: Reflections on Māori Healing Traditions in Taranaki

May 3, 2017IASEvents0

Matarākau: Reflections on Māori Healing Traditions in Taranaki Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at 12:00-1:30pm Powless Cultural Center (AICHO) 212 W 2nd Street, Duluth MN Free and open to the public This project works to reclaim the stories of the elders of the Taranaki region in regard to traditional healing practices surrounding traditional healing. ‘Matarākau’ is […]

Matarākau: Reflections on Māori Healing Traditions in Taranaki

Matarākau: Reflections on Māori Healing Traditions in Taranaki Monday, May 1, 2017, at 4:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. This project works to reclaim the stories of the elders of the Taranaki region in regard to traditional healing practices surrounding traditional healing. ‘Matarākau’ is […]

A Sense of Where You Are: Water, Place and Community

April 13, 2017IASEvents, IAS Thursdays0

A Sense of Where You Are: Water, Place and Community Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Mill Ruins Park at St. Anthony Falls in Minneapolis, MN. Credit: River Life The University of Minnesota (Twin Cities campus) is located in Dakota homeland, on one of […]

Ways of Knowing and Acting: Reconnecting to Mother Earth Symposium

Ways of Knowing and Acting: Reconnecting to Mother Earth Symposium Saturday, April 8, 2017, 9:30am-12:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public, but please register here Come to the Reconnecting to Mother Earth Symposium and join a circle of community members, artists, ecologists, educators and students gathering to discuss how to […]

Food Sovereignty and American Indian Gardening Projects

March 7, 2017IASEvents0

From Garden Warriors to Good Seeds: Food Sovereignty and American Indian Gardening Projects Tuesday, March 7, 12:00 — 1:30 pm Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Center Free and open to the public Presented by Elizabeth Hoover, PhD Manning Assistant Professor at Brown University. Dr. Hoover’s research and teaching focus on Indigenous food movements, environmental health and justice […]

Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and the Political Economy of Becoming

February 16, 2017IASEvents, Video and Audio0

Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and the Political Economy of Becoming Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Shona N. Jackson is Associate Professor of English at Texas A&M University. She was founding co-editor of the book series in Caribbean Studies at […]

A Healthy Diné Nation: Empowering Our Communities

January 23, 2017IASCollaboratives, Events0

A Healthy Diné Nation: Empowering Our Communities Monday, January 23, 2017 at 4:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Presented by Denisa Livingston, M.P.H (Navajo Nation), addressing #diabesity (diabetes and obesity) epidemic, the dominant culture of unhealthy foods, and the lack of healthy food access through tax laws and policies […]

Inclusive Game Design II: Janelle Pewapsconias

November 4, 2016IASCollaboratives, Events0

Inclusive Game Design II: Janelle Pewapsconias Friday, November 4, 2016, 1:00pm Humanities 403, Duluth Campus Free and open to the public Janelle Pewapsconias, a Little Pine First Nation game developer who runs Neeched Up Games, will share her work and discuss games as pathways to health in Indigenous communities, in conversation with Elizabeth LaPenseé, Michigan […]

Sovereignty Matters: Perspectives on the Dakota Access Pipeline Project

Sovereignty Matters: Perspectives on the Dakota Access Pipeline Project Monday, October 31, 2016, at 3:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, small video, or original. The Dakota Access Pipeline project, a proposed 1,172 mile pipeline to carry crude oil from North Dakota to Illinois, became the subject of […]

New Work and Critical Questions in American Indian and Indigenous Studies. February 25, 2016

February 25, 2016IASEvents, IAS Thursdays0

Building on the Past for the Future: New Work and Critical Questions in American Indian and Indigenous Studies Thursday, February 25, 2016, at 4:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, small video, or original. Join UMN faculty David Chang, Jean O’Brien, and Brenda Child in conversation as they […]

Indigenous Film and Media on Global Warming in the Circumpolar North

February 17, 2016IASCollaboratives, Events0

Epistemologies of Ice: Indigenous Film and Media on Global Warming in the Circumpolar North Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at 12:00pm 710 Social Sciences Free and open to the public This talk will present findings from an on-going book project on film cultures and media in an age of global warming and climate change and will […]

Craig Hassel, Prof. of Food Science and Extension Nutritionist. November 2015.

Download: audio, small video, or original. Craig Hassel is Associate Professor of Food Science and Nutrition and Extension Nutritionist at the University of Minnesota. His research explores “issues of food and health with cultural communities holding knowledge that does not correspond with Western science perspectives. This work pivots the culture/science relationship as it repositions scientific […]

The Making of a Virtual Indian Residential School. Adam Muller, November 18, 2015

Embodying Empathy: Canadian Settler-Colonial Genocide and the Making of a Virtual Indian Residential School Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at 4:00pm 710 Social Sciences Building Free and open to the public Download: audio, small video, or original. This presentation introduces and reflects on some of the key challenges facing researchers involved with the multidisciplinary critical and […]

A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling Over the Memory of Sand Creek. October 1, 2015

A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling Over the Memory of Sand Creek Thursday, October 1, 2015, at 4:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 2nd Floor East Side, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, small video, or original. For more than a century and a half, the Sand Creek Massacre has been at the center of […]

Sharon Day, Director of the Indigenous People’s Task Force. July 2015

Download: audio, small video, or original. Sharon Day, Ojibwe, is executive director of the Indigenous People’s Task Force. Sharon is 2nd degree Midewin and follows the spiritual path of the Anishinaabe people; part of her spiritual practice is to care for water. In 2003 Sharon Day, Josephine Madamin and other Anishinaabe women began Mother Earth […]

More than the Mississippi: the river as ‘here’, with Jim Rock and Sharon Day. April 8, 2015

More than the Mississippi: the river as ‘here’ Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 7:00pm Best Buy Theater, Northrop Featured speakers: Jim Rock and Sharon Day. Download: audio, small video, or original. The Mississippi is a river burdened by its history. The shadows cast by the writings of Mark Twain and celebratory accounts of westward movement […]

Kat Hayes, Professor of Anthropology, February 2015

Download: audio, small video, or original. Kat Hayes is Associate Professor in Anthropology at the University of Minnesota. Her research explores issues of agency, negotiation, resistance, and opportunistic power demonstrated by peoples who history once popularly regarded as having been totally powerless in contexts of European colonization, like indigenous communities and enslaved Africans and African […]

Workshop on Healing Places, with Mona Smith. February 5, 2015

Workshop on Healing Places Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 11:00am-1:00pm Northrop — Crosby Seminar Room (240) This workshop, focusing on the river as a healing place, was led by Mona Smith, Dakota multi-media artist and founding partner of the Healing Place Collaborative. This workshop was funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation […]

Negotiating Presence: Contemporary Indigenous Choreography, Jun. 20, 2014

June 20, 2014IASEvents0

Negotiating Presence: Contemporary Indigenous Choreography Fri. June 20th, at 12:00pm All My Relations Arts Gallery 1414 East Franklin Ave, Minneapolis Discussion with Jacqueline Shea Murphy This presentation/discussion addresses ways that Indigenous choreographers use contemporary dance as a tool for strengthening and asserting Indigenous knowledge. Jacqueline Shea Murphy will offer some thoughts about several specific contemporary […]

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Discussion with filmmaker Victor Masayesva

April 16, 2014IASEvents0

Indigenous Cinema: A Discussion with Victor Masayesva Join Prof. Angelica Lawson and her students in a discussion with renowned filmmaker Victor Masayesva. Masayesva will introduce and discuss his film-making practice, his photographic work, and his role as an educator and producer. Continuing to reside in the village of Hoatvela, Masayesva has been honored with numerous […]

Northern Spark: Dance of A Thousand Water Dreams

Put on your dancing shoes! “All are invited to join–to invoke a collective consciousness about the Mississippi that flows through us and about the preciousness of water in our lives. It is deeply inspired by the work of activists from the Indigenous People’s Task Force and is created in collaboration with them, and works through […]

March 14, 2013: “Somebody Forgot To Tell Somebody Something:” Feminist and Queer of Color Cultural Production in the 80s and 90s

Lisa Kahaleole Hall is a professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Wells College where she is interested in the intersections of race, colonialism, and indigeneity with gender and sexuality. She is currently engaged with two different scholarly projects—one an exploration of the space for the grassroots cultural productions of indigenous women and women of color […]

Rane Willerslev publishes “On the Run in Siberia” with UMN Press

Rane Willerslev is professor of anthropology and director of the Museum of Cultural History at the University of Oslo. His primary field of research is hunting and spiritual knowledge among Siberia’s indigenous peoples.  He published On the Run in Siberia with the University of Minnesota Press in May of 2012. In April of 2009, Professor Willerslev […]

“Respect for Sacred Sites: Protecting Indigenous Burial Grounds under International Law”: A talk by James Anaya, December 10, 2008

December 10, 2008IASEvents, Video and Audio0

S. James Anaya is James J. Lenoir Professor of Human Rights Law and Policy at the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, where he teaches and writes in the fields of international human rights, indigenous peoples’ rights, and constitutional law. Organized by the Transitional Justice and Collective Memory research collaborative. Prof. Anaya has […]

Sovereignty: A Minnesota Sesquicentennial Symposium Friday, December 5, 2008

Three Twin Cities organizations have joined together to present MNdn 150: Beyond Statehood. Ancient Traders Gallery, Form+Content Gallery and University of Minnesota collaborate on a symposium, artists panel and two exhibitions that examine notions of statehood, sovereignty, memory and homeland from the view of Native American artists and scholars. MNdn 150: Beyond Statehood came about as […]

“Making Intellectual Property Rights Work for the Indigenous: Current Sociolegal Movements to Protect Indigenous Medicinal and Agroforestry Knowledge Systems in China”: A talk by Long Yu-Xiao, 11/10/2008

November 10, 2008IASEvents0

Drawing on his team’s research leading to a law on protection of indigenous knowledge as intellectual property rights in China, Professor Long Yu-Xiao will share his insights of China’s burgeoning socio-legal movement in indigenous knowledge protection and recent legislative development in this arena. His project was recently featured in the May 9, 2008, issue of […]

“ORIGINS: First Nations Theatre from around the World”: A Thursdays at Four presentation by David Milroy at the IAS on September 11, 2008

September 11, 2008IASEvents, Video and Audio0

David Milroy is from the Palyku people of the Pilbara in Western Australia and has been involved in theatre in for a number of years as a musician, director and writer. He has won numerous awards in Australia for his work in the theatre. Cosponsored by the Department of Anthropology, the Department of English and the Department […]

Cherrie Moraga: A Chicana Codex of Changing Consciousness, 10/18/07

October 18, 2007IASEvents0

This evening the University of Minnesota is pleased to present a reading and discussion of selected works tracing Cherrie Moraga’s own development as a writer, thinker and activist over a full generation of political engagement. These works follow Moraga’s emerging consciousness as a Chicana lesbian from the late 1970s and the early days of women […]

Bruce Cutler, Poet, on Journalistic Subjectivity and the American 19th Century, 1996

Download: audio, small video, or original. Bruce Cutler was an American poet who wrote narrative long poems on subjects ranging from the settling of the American frontier to gangs in Chicago. His first book, The Year of the Green Wave, was published in 1960 and was followed over the next 40 years by a dozen […]