Native American Cultural Programs

2024 MLK Week of Events

JAN 15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a “Beloved Community.” Dr. King believed in a nation of freedom and justice for all, and encouraged […]

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Girls

Native American Cultural Programs are happy to announce that Sarah Deer, Native American lawyer and professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality studies and Public Affairs and Administration at the University of Kansas, will be speaking at UConn as part of Native and Indigenous History Topic: The Beginning and End of Rape: Missing and Murdered Indigenous […]

Red Pedagogy: Native American Social and Political Thought

Native American Cultural Programs is excited to co-sponsor a book talk for Professor Sandy Grande of the UConn American Studies, Philosophy, and Indigeneity, Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Programs. Grand will be discussing her book, Red Pedagogy, a ground-breaking exploration of critical education theory that argues that Indigenous People and Indian education have either been ignored […]

Committed: Remembering Native Kinship In and Beyond Institutions

The Native American Cultural Programs are thrilled to host Susan Burch, professor of American Studies at Middlebury College, to discuss her new book about Native Kinship. Topic: Committed: Remembering Native Kinship in and beyond Institutions. Date: November 10, 2021 Time: Informal Conversation from 2:00 – 3:00 PM; Public Talk from4:00 – 5:15 Format: Virtual Thanks […]

Land Back and Land Art: Discussion with Navajo Artists

The Native American Cultural Programs (NACP) welcome Indigenous Artist Shonto Begay as part of UConn’s celebration of Native and Indigenous Heritage Month. Topic: Land Back and Land Art: Discussion with Navajo Artists Date: November 3, 2021 Time: 5:00 PM Format: Virtual We thank Native American and Indigenous Student Association (NAISA), Collaborative Organizing, UConn (UCCO), and Fridays […]

Land Grab Connecticut

The Native American Cultural Programs (NACP) will host a series of dialogues with the creators of Land Grab U, Tristan Ahtone and Bobby Lee. Topic:  The role of land grant universities in land accumulation, wealth and indigenous dispossession. Date: October 14; October 15, 2021 Time: 4:00 PM on 10/14; 12 PM on 10/15 Format: Virtual […]