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July 2018
Jul 7

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Dear Listener Lecture Series: Land

The third lecture in this series will examine concepts explored in Nicholas Galanin’s exhibition Dear Listener through public discourse with artists, curators, and activists. Free and open to the public. Land: Land Rights, Sovereignty, and Stewardship July 7 – 1:30 to 3 p.m. Steele Auditorium Panelists Cannupa Hanska Luger ... Details →

Dear Listener Lecture Series: Land
Jul 14

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Boarding School Film Series: Playing for the World

Playing for the World In 1902, a unique combination of Native women came together at a boarding school in Montana. They used the new sport of basketball to help them adjust to a rapidly changing world. Their travels and experiences led them to places they never imagined. Ultimately, these ... Details →

Jul 23–25

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Teacher Institute

This free three-day course offers Arizona K-12 educators Standards-based tools and resources to teach American Indian history, culture, and art. The institute will provide educators with an opportunity to network with one another and leave with tangible lesson plans that can be adapted to fit individual classrooms. Participants will ... Details →

2018 Teacher Institute
August 2018
Aug 11

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Boarding School Film Series: Our Spirits Don’t Speak English

Our Spirits Don’t Speak English: Indian Boarding School A Native American perspective on Indian boarding schools. This documentary uncovers the dark history of U.s. Government policy which took Indian children from their homes, forced them into boarding schools, and enacted a policy of educating them in the ways of ... Details →

September 2018
Sep 8

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Boarding School Film Series: We Were Children

We Were Children This film contains disturbing content and is recommended for audiences age 16 years or older. Parental discretion is strongly advised For over 130 years, more than 100,000 of Canada’s First Nations children were legally required to attend government-funded schools run by various Christian faiths. These children ... Details →

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