Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wang Center Room 201
This panel will examine various interdisciplinary historical and contemporary issues that shape and inform Native peoples today. The presenters are as follows:
Dr. Lee Bitsoi, Stony Brooks Chief Diversity Officer (Navajo) “Ahistoricism in the Native American Experience”
Professor Paul Kelton: “Natives and the American Story: How Indigenous Peoples Challenge us to Rethink U.S. History”
Alumni Jeremy Dennis (Shinnecock): Will discuss his photographic portfolio in relation to contemporary indigenous lifestyle, representations, and presence in America. (Jeremy Dennis exhibit “Stories, From Where We Came” will be on display on the second floor of the Staller Center from April 4th – April 20th.)
Douglas George Kanentiio (Mohawk): “Indigenous America and Current Issues. The American Revolution Colonialism & Influx of Disease & Health Decline, Environmental Change & DAPL, Native Journalism and Education”
This event is co-sponsored by the University Libraries’ Equity, Inclusion & Diversity Committee, the University Libraries, the Office of the President through its Diversity Mini-Grants Program, the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer, the Gardiner Chair in American History, the Stony Brook Art Department, the Faculty Student Association and the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
Bookings are closed for this event.
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