The University of Utah is planning several events and programs in honor of Native American Heritage Month in November.
- Ramifications of Historical Health Disparities in the American Indian/Alaska Native Community, Office for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
- Details and registration here.
- Indigenizing the University of Utah, Student Development and Inclusion
- 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
- Register here.
- Virtual panel discussion with Lori McDonald, vice president for Student Affairs, administration and students sharing their efforts to Indigenize the University of Utah.
- Moderator: Lori K. McDonald, vice president for Student Affairs
- Bryan Hubain, (He/Him/His), associate vice president for Student Development and Inclusion, tribal liaison to the Ute Indian Tribe
- Franci Taylor (Choctaw), director of the American Indian Resource Center
- Martha Macomber, education coordinator, Office of Engagement
- Kyri Ungatavinekentduncan (Ute Indian Tribe), University of Utah Alumni 2020, B.S. in Strategic Communications and a Minor in Multidisciplinary Design
- Charles Denny (Northern Ute of the Whiteriver Band/Chippewa Cree of Rockyboy Montana), University of Utah Graduate Student in the College of Education
- Jami Margaret Harvey (Diné), University of Utah undergraduate student and president of the Inter-Tribal Student Association
- “Land Back”: A critical conversation about reconciliation, Student Development and Inclusion
- 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
- Register here.
- Virtual panel virtual panel discussion with Elizabeth Kronk Warner, dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law, Indigenous scholars and advocates engaging in a critical conversation about land back and reconciliation.
- Moderator: Elizabeth Kronk Warner (Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians), dean and professor of law, S.J. Quinney College of Law
- Gregory Smoak, director of American West Center, University of Utah
- Megan Red Shirt-Shaw (Oglala Lakota), director of Native Student Services, University of South Dakota
- Bryan Brayboy (Lumbee), director for the Center for Indian Education, Arizona State University
- Krystal Two Bulls (Oglala Lakota/Northern Cheyenne), director of LANDBACK Campaign, NDN Collective
- College of Law Book Review
- The book reviewed for Native American Heritage Month will be The Round House by Louise Erdrich with professor Sarah Deer and Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner
- Learn more and register here.
- Virtual Film Screening and Panel Discussion, U Alumni, the S.J. Quinney College of Law and the American Indian Resource Center
- Virtual screening of the film “Gather: The Fight to Revitalize Our Native Foodways,” 12-1:15 p.m.
- Panel discussion on Youtube, 3-4 p.m.
- This event is free, and RSVP is required