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November Events Honor Native Heritage Month
In honor of Native Heritage Month, the Office of Multicultural Affairs in collaboration with campus departments and student organizations are hosting events throughout November.
“We are excited to host a variety of events throughout the month and encourage all campus community members to join the celebration,” says Regina Jones, assistant director in the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Native Student Program. “Through the celebration of rich and diverse cultures, traditions and histories, we not only acknowledge the important contributions of Native people but we strengthen our campus community as a whole.”
As part of Native Heritage Month, join Neil Patterson, assistant director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and member of the Tuscarora Nation for this free discussion on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Goldstein Student Center, 201ABC.
On Monday, Nov. 11, from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., celebrate the 225th anniversary of the historic, federal Canandaigua Treaty of 1794 at the location of its original signing.
Join Scott Stevens, director, Native American and Indigenous Studies, and member of the Mohawk Nation, for this free lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Goldstein Student Center, 201ABC.
Experience the work of Indigenous artists and the Indigenous Students at Syracuse organization on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Skybarn, located at 151 Farm Acre Road on South Campus.
All are invited to join Indigenous people in wearing moccasins Friday, Nov. 15, through Friday, Nov. 22 to stand together globally while recognizing Tribal individuality.
Explore Haudenosaunee hand-made arts and crafts, including paintings, pottery, jewelry, baskets, soapstone, silverwork, leatherwork and more, Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Skä·noñh – Great Law of Peace Center.
The campus community is invited to attend this free lunchtime lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 20, from noon to 2 p.m. at 113 Euclid Ave., room 200. Percy Abrams, Ph.D., member of the Onondaga Nation and instructor of the Iroquois Linguistics for Language Learners certificate program; and Neil Patterson will host this interactive lecture.
Join Danika Medak-Saltzman, Ph.D. from the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, for this free lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Slocum Hall, Room 214.
Concluding the month’s celebrations is the Closing and Alumni Award Ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 1, from 3 to 6 p.m. in Bird Library, room 550.
Be sure to share your celebration experiences on social media by using #CuseNHM. Please contact Regina Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 315.443.9676 for more information or to request accommodations.