In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the Poole College of Management will reveal a display of artwork on the third floor of Nelson Hall. Last year, the display showcased the artwork of Scuffletown Suppliers of Lumberton, NC. We will reveal the display for all of Nelson Hall faculty, staff and students in the presence of the artist.
Led by Mackenzie Hunt and Dr. Jai Jackson, College of Education
Discuss the use of movies and other forms of media in the classroom and the importance of ensuring that they are accurately portraying Native American culture. Other topics will include self-identification, representation in the classroom, etc.
PGU: 0.5 credits
NAHM Culture Night is an annual event that showcases Native American culture. The event will have various styles of Powwow Dancers from across North Carolina. There will be an opportunity for individuals to learn fundamental powwow steps and join in on a round dance.
Come out to experience and celebrate Native American culture!
This event is co-sponsored by NASA and Multicultural Student Affairs.
Join us for our first Indigenizing the Academy talk with our Indigenous Scholar in Residence: Dr. Malinda Maynor Lowery.
Malinda Maynor Lowery is a historian and documentary film producer who is a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. She is a Professor of History at UNC-Chapel Hill and Director of the Center for the Study of the American South. Her second book, The Lumbee Indians: An American Struggle, was published by UNC Press in September 2018. The book is a survey of Lumbee history from the eighteenth century to the present, written for a general audience. Her first book, Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South: Race, Identity, and the Making of a Nation (UNC Press, 2010). It won several awards, including Best First Book of 2010 in Native American and Indigenous Studies and the Labriola American Indian Center National Book Prize from Arizona State University. She has written over fifteen book chapters or articles, on topics including American Indian migration and identity, school desegregation, federal recognition, religious music, and foodways, and has published essays in the New York Times, Oxford American, The North Star, and Scalawag Magazine. She has won fellowships and grants from the Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Sundance Institute, the Ford Foundation, and others. Films she has produced include the Peabody Award-winning A Chef’s Life (currently airing on PBS), the Emmy-nominated Private Violence (broadcast on HBO in 2014), In the Light of Reverence (broadcast on PBS in 2001), and two short films, Real Indian (1996), and Sounds of Faith (1997), both of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
For more information visit: https://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/aihc-2019
What is your earliest memory of thanksgiving? Was it creating a feather or pilgrim hat? Join us for a discussion on the traditions and historical reality of Thanksgiving.