Intercultural Center

Indigenous Peoples' Day

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The 2023 in-person & virtual event centered Indigenous Language Reclamation with Eva Blake (Wampanoag Nation) and a special Round Dance with Professor Evangelina Macias.

This event was co-sponsored by the Intercultural Center (ICC), President’s Office, Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness (MCNAA), Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DDEI), Department of Women and Gender Studies (WGS), Myra Kraft Achievers Program (MKAP), Department of History, Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies (NEJS), and The Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation Program (CAST).  

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Past Events


This year's Indigenous Peoples' Day Teach-In was held Oct. 11-12, 2021.

Featuring: The Nettukkusqk Singers, Renae Watchman (Diné & Tsalagi), Mahtowin Munro (Lakota/United American Indians of New England), Amanda Cobb-Greetham, (Chickasaw/Oklahoma University), Cuauhtémoc Peranda (Mescalero Apache Nation, Mexika-Chichimeca/Cano/ UC Riverside), Chadra Pittman ( Seminole, Chocataw, The Weyanoke Association)


This year's Indigenous Peoples' Day Teach-In was held virtually Oct. 12-13, 2020.

Featuring: Claudia Fox Tree (Arawak/Yurumein), Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness, Eva Blake (Assonet Wampanoag), Deborah Spears Moorehead (Seaconke Pokanoket Wampanoag), Professor Emilie Connolly (History Department), Angela L. Robinson, Ph.D. (Inaugural Mellon-Pasifika PostDoctoral Fellow, University of Utah)