November is Native American Heritage Month and is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native/indigenous people.
Native American in the 21 st Century and Ceremonial Sounds presented by: Ryan “Little Eagle”
Monday, November 15 th at 6:00pm in the Amphitheater
Ryan “Little Eagle” will share an overview of the historical context of the Native American population in the United States of America; offering insight about how the culture is perceived and positioned in the 21 st century. He is an award-winning musical performer and will be sharing some of the sounds he has created as an artist. There is not a registration process; this program is open to students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Two-Spirits: Sexuality, Gender, and the Murder of Fred Documentary Screening - A Collaborative Event with Trans Awareness and Visibility Week
Tuesday, November 16 th from 8:00pm – 10:00pm in Brackett Hall 100
Join us for the screening of Two-Spirits: Sexuality, Gender, and the Murder of Fred and a discussion about the film afterwards!
Public lecture: “Return the National Parks to the Tribes” presented by: David Treuer
Thursday, November 18 th from 3:30pm – 4:30pm on ZOOM: https://bit.ly/3bEXfj4
David Treuer is novelist, cultural historian, and creative non-fiction writer who has written four novels, a book of literary criticism, and two works of non-fiction. Treuer is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, two Minnesota Book Awards, and fellowships from the NEH, Bush Foundation, and the Guggenheim Foundation. His newest book, a massive political and cultural history of Native America since 1890, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee, was a finalist for both the National Book Award and Carnegie Medal. Recent essays of his have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The LA Times, Harpers, and The Atlantic. Treuer is a Professor of English at the University of Southern California.
Native American Heritage Month is sponsored by the Gantt Multicultural Center, the Clemson University Honors College, National Scholars Program, PAW Journey and Dabo’s All In Team Foundation. Contact Dr. Robert Bryant at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.