Contemporary flags contributed by Native American nations, at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum, Ledyard, CT.
April 17, 2019
In April 2016, LaDonna Brave Bull Allard established the first resistance camp to the Dakota Access Pipeline on her family’s land along the Cannonball River at Standing Rock. The movement known as #NoDAPL became a symbol of indigenous resilience and unity worldwide. Evening talk by Allard, with opening remarks by Curtis Zunigha, Director of Cultural Resources, Delaware Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma, and Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Lenape Center.
April 4, 2019 to April 5, 2019
Symposium co-hosted by the Penn & Slavery Project and the Program on Race, Science & Society (housed in the Center for Africana Studies) with support from the Office of the Provost, the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, the University of Pennsylvania Libraries, the Penn Medicine Office of Inclusion and Diversity, and the McNeil Center for Early American Studies. Held on the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to British North America, this symposium affirms Penn’s commitment to critically investigating and engaging with the history of slavery.
EPIC Gathering at Penn
On April 16-17, a group of Native American and First Nations partners in the EPIC (Educational Partnerships with Indigenous Communities) grant were hosted by the Penn Language Center and Native American and Indigenous Studies at Penn. (Left to right): Stephanie Mach, Curtis Zunigha, Brian Carpenter, Betsy Bissell, Vince Shiffert, Tina Pineda, Alan Corbiere (on screen), Pauline Saribas, Taylor Gibson, Tom Belt, Christina Frei, T.J. Holland, LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, Eric Grey Cloud, Lyz Jaakola, Alex Schein.