Kaitlin McCormick - The Social Life of Stones

Thursday, September 28, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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The Social Life of Stones: Haida Argillite Carving as Allies and Inalienable Possessions

Patricia McAnany - Global and Grass-root

Thursday, October 19, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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In the Maya region, several million ethno-linguistic Mayan peoples confront poverty and ethnic discrimination on a daily basis. Surrounded by monumental architecture built by their ancestors, these descendants often have limited access to the prolific ...

An Evening with Vanessa Jennings: Kiowa Cradleboards, Culture, and Tradition

Thursday, October 26, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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Kiowa elder Vanessa Jennings is the last active Kiowa cradleboard maker on the Southern Plains. Join her as she discusses her work, reflects upon the importance of cradleboards to Kiowa culture and traditions, and highlights the cradleboard of Stevetta ...

Geralyn Ducady - Seventeen Years Later: Archaeology, Heritage, and Public Opinion in Belize

Thursday, November 09, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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In 2016, Geralyn Ducady returned to Belize with the support of InHerit: Indigenous Heritage Passed to Present, an organization that brings educational and outreach heritage programs to Maya communities in Central America. Expanding upon a public opinion ...

John Harkey - Sacred Errand: The return of a sacred object to Aboriginal Australia

Thursday, November 16, 2017 2:35pm - 3:35pm
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During a century of British colonial occupation many Aboriginal tjurunga (cher – UNGA) stones, which had bound together countless generations, were stolen, sold to collectors, or forfeited to missionaries. John Harkey, author of “Sacred Errand ...