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Sunday, October 5, 2014

Feast of the Hunters' Moon (October 4th and 5th)


Location: Historic Fort Ouiatenon Park near West Lafayette, Indiana.


Feast of the Hunters' Moon

October 4 - 5, 2014:

Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT

Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT


The Feast of the Hunters' Moon is a re-creation of the annual fall gathering of the French and Native Americans which took place Fort Ouiatenon, a fur-trading outpost in the mid - 1700s. It is held annually in early autumn on the banks of the Wabash River, four miles southwest of West Lafayette, Indiana. 

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014



Location: Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture 1045 W. Washington Street, South Bend, IN 46601



Join Elizabeth Bird, Native American Director of the Notre Dame Alumni Association Board of Directors, from Tahlequah, OK, as she shares her relationship as a Keetoowah Cherokee to those around her. She enjoys experiential learning and will lead the audience to participate in short activities dealing with identity.…

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

White Ripple Gallery & Co. Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening (October 10th and 11th)


Location: 6725 Kennedy Ave., Hammond, IN


You are invited to the White Ripple Gallery & Co. Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening                                  

Featuring: Indigenous Landscapes in partnership with The Indigenous World Initiative

Honored Guest & Curator: Ruth Crnkovich                                                                                                      

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Gathering At Five Medals (October 18th and 19th)


Location: Benton Spillway-River Preserve County Park 68552 County Road 31 Goshen


Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity to experience this annual living history event.

This event serves as a reenactment of Midwestern Life from 1660 to 1815. Visit the woodland Indian Village, Merchant's Row, and the River Rogue camp and see the canon demonstration, throw tomahawks, and much more!…

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Monday, October 27, 2014

Matika Wilbur Artist Talk: Project 562


Location: Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture


Project 562- Changing the Way We See Native America One Photo at a Time.

Matika Wilbur, widely-exhibited and collected photographer, writer, and educator has visited 171 Tribal Nations, photographing exquisite portraits and collecting extraordinary stories in Project 562, a daring undertaking of artistry and conscience of unprecedented scope and impact: to photograph every federally recognized tribe in the United States and reveal in a brilliant spectrum of art, media, and curricula the rich and complex 21st century image and reality of contemporary Native Americans.…

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Art in Motion: Guayasamin's Ecuador Unframed (September 3rd - October 28th 2014)


Location: Crossroads Gallery for Contemporary Art-1045 W. Washington St., South Bend, IN

Art in Motion- Guayasamín's Ecuador Unframed


This fall the Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture will be exhibiting the mural Ecuador (1952) by Ecuadorian artist Oswaldo Guayasamín. The government of Ecuador commissioned the mural, charging Guayasamín to depict the history and identity of Ecuador and its people. This will be the first time the mural has been seen outside of South America.…

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A Conversation with Wil Haygood


Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies


A Conversation with Wil Haygood

An award-winning reporter for The Washington Post, Wil Haygood is the author of six books, including The Butler: A Witness to History.  His articles about Eugene Allen, a White House butler, served as the basis for the screenplay of the popular film The Butler, which was released last year.    …

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Black Women, Black Power, and the Media’s Glare


Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium (University of Notre Dame)


Join Dr. Jane Rhodes as she gives presents on women, the media, and Black Power.
Jane Rhodes is Dean for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and Professor and Chair of American Studies at Macalester College. The subject of her talk is on women, the media, and Black Power. Dr. Rhodes specializes in the study of race, gender and mass media; the black press; and media and social movements.

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Friday, October 31, 2014

Afro-Latinos in Movement: Critical Approaches to Blackness and Transnationalism in the Americas


Location: Remick Commons in Carol Sandner Hall, University of Notre Dame


About the conference:

This conference is an initiative of the newly formed Afro-Latino Working Group sponsored by the Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR), and headed by Jennifer Jones (University of Notre Dame), Petra Rivera-Rideau (Virginia Tech) and Tianna Paschel(University of Chicago). Convened by the Institute for Latino Studies, the Afro-Latinos in Movement conference showcases new directions in Afro-Latino studies. At this conference, scholars from across the country and beyond will come together at Notre Dame to explore broader questions of black identity and representation, transnationalism and diaspora among Afro-Latinos in the United States and Afro-Latin Americans. Papers from this conference will be published in an eponymous edited volume.…

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Re-envisioning Justice: Ella Baker, Fannie Lou Hamer and the Current Struggle for Human Dignity


Location: Stapleton Lounge in LeMans Hall (Saint Mary's College)


Join Dr. David Stovall as he presents a talk on, "Re-envisioning Justice: Ella Baker, Fannie Lou Hamer and the Current Struggle for Human Dignity."

David Stovall is Associate Professor of Educational Policy Studies and African-American Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). His scholarship investigates four areas 1) Critical Race Theory, 2) concepts of social justice in education, 3) the relationship between housing and education, and 4) the relationship between schools and community stakeholders. …

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