See what’s happening in connection to Common Reading
This page will be updated as events are announced.
- University of Oregon Native American Heritage Month Events
- Events listed below, sponsored by the Native American Studies and the Division of Equity and Inclusion.
- Ongoing Event:Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Exhibition Opening: Conversations in The Round House
- September 22nd, 6-8 PM, JSMA: Exhibition opening reception
- Exhibition will be open from August 16th through February 11th
- Exhibit Visitor Guide
- Ongoing event: Lane County History Museum exhibit, “Their Hearts Are In This Land: Native Resilience in Western Oregon”
- Exhibit will be open throughout the entire 2017-2018 academic year
- Ongoing Event: Museum of Natural and Cultural History presents “Paisley Caves and the First Americans”
- Exhibit will be open throughout the academic year.
- Ongoing Event: Museum of Natural and Cultural History presents “DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition–Indigenous Peoples Around the World”
- Exhibit will be open from October 6th-December 17th
- Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM, Many Nations Longhouse, Sahaptin/Ichishkiin class with Regan Anderson
- November 29th, 5:30-7:30 PM JSMA Facilitated Exhibit Tour with the Graduate School
- UO TEACH Equity & Social Justice Teach-In Conference: Radical Openness, Dec. 2nd, UO College of Education
- February 2, 3-4:30PM, location tbd. Joy Harjo Poetry Reading. Sponsored by CSWS, NAS, UGS in collaboration with the Eugene Public Library
- February 8th, 6-8 PM, Lawrence 177, Art Department Speaker Series presents Wendy Red Star
- March 13th, 2018, Oregon Humanities Center presents Robin Wall Kimmerer (Director, Center for Native Peoples and the Environment) as the 2017-18 Clark Lecture
- May 11th-13th, Native American Student Union (NASU) presents the 49th Annual Mother’s Day Powwow and Salmon Bake
PAST 2017-18 COMMON READING EVENTS
- November 17, Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. “Sovereignty in the Law, Sovereignty in Our Stories” featuring Mary Kathryn Nagle, lawyer and playwright
- November 17th, 6pm, Many Nations Longhouse, Concert Reading of “Sliver of a Full Moon” by Mary Kathryn Nagle
- November 14, 12-1:30 PM, Many Nations Longhouse. “Oregon Indian History Research Presentations” with Jennifer O’Neal, Special Collections and University Archivist
- November 9, 3-4 PM, Museum of Natural and Cultural History. Wolf Talk: Kalapuya Stories
- November 7, 4-5:30pm, 123 Global Scholars Hall. Naynaabeak¹s Fishing Net: Illuminating the History of American Indian Women. A public talk by Red Lake Ojibwe scholar Brenda J. Child.
- November 7, 6-7:30pm, Hop Valley Brewing (990 W. 1st, Eugene). The Question of Genocide in American History, a UO History pub talk with Professor Jeff Ostler.
- November 7, and 21st, 5-8 PM, Many Nations Longhouse. NDN Taco Tuesdays and Movie Night
- November 8, 5:30pm, 110 Knight Law Center. James Ayana on the Power of Ideas: UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Wayne Morse Center for Law & Politics
- November 10, 6-7:30, Many Nations Longhouse. Beading with Beth Dyea
- October 5th, 6-8 PM in Lawrence 177, Art Department Speaker Series presents James Lavadour
- Ongoing Event: Screenings of Steven Lewis Simpson’s “Neither Wolf Nor Dog”
- October 7th, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM, As part of Indigenous Peoples Day events, Museum of Natural and Cultural History, “Many Nations–Oregon Tribal Flags Exhibit”
- October 10th, 10 AM-3 PM, EMU Amphitheater and Many Nations Longhouse, University of Oregon’s Annual Indigenous Solidarity Day
- October 10, 12-1:30PM, Many Nations Longhouse, NAS Research Colloquium: “Culturally Responsive Strategies and Techniques for Teaching Native Students” with Cody Gion, Phd in Special Education, UO College of Education
- October 12, 12-1:30PM, Knight Law School Room 110,“Indigenizing Environmental Justice in Indian Country” with Dina Gilio-Whitaker.
- October 13, 5:30PM, Museum of Natural & Cultural History Museum Galleria, Potlatch and The Southwest Oregon Research Project: 22 years of Oregon Native Empowerment featuring Jason Younker
- October 20, 5:30PM, Museum of Natural & Cultural History Museum Galleria, Indigenizing Curatorial Practice featuring Deana Dartt