Contemporary flags contributed by Native American nations, at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum, Ledyard, CT.
Joe Watkins, National Park Service, discusses international heritage and preservation. Drawing upon examples of community approaches to heritage in New Zealand, Australia, Japan, and the United States, he offers insights into the myriad ways heritage can be managed for local benefits, while at the same time meeting international goals of preservation and protection.
Event highlighting Penn's Native students, alumni, staff, and faculty.
This course offers a broad introduction to the linked fields of Native American Studies and Indigenous Studies. Readings focus on interdisciplinary studies of Indigenous peoples and knowledges in diverse worldwide settings. We will also explore the impacts of settler colonialism, the influence of decolonizing methodologies, and recent movements in repatriation and cultural restoration.