Gathering at the Crossroads: Five College Native American and Indigenous Studies Symposium 2021

May 3, 2021 - 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm (already occurred)
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The 2021 Five College NAIS Symposium continues with the following events that will be held May 3 and May 10 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. EST.

Monday, May 3: "Teaching and Learning"
This panel features Rae Gould (Nipmuc Nation), executive director of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative at Brown University, and historian Christine DeLucia (Williams College) in a presentation and discussion regarding the challenges and opportunities of incorporating Indigenous perspectives, materials and methods into teaching and research for scholars based in the Northeast.

In addition, recipients of Mellon-funded mini-grants will present updates on the status of their initial forays with including NAIS in their Five College classrooms. Students will also share their experiences during a panel discussion and Q&A with attendees.

Monday, May 10: Celebration
During our final Gathering at the Crossroads, a keynote speaker will celebrate the Five College NAIS students, and we will enjoy performances by Native artists Urban Thunder and The Cody Blackbird Band.

All events will be Zoom webinars. Registration is required. Registering for one event automatically provides access to all events.

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Five College NAIS Symposium

Contact Info

Bea Cusin
(000) 000-0000
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