AIS News & Events

Chef Sean Sherman

Upcoming Events

  • September 20, 2019: Native American Speakers Series presents Dr. Richard A. Grounds, 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, Museum of the Southeast American Indian
  • November 7, 2019: Eleventh Annual Honoring Native Foodways 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., University Center Annex.

    Honoring Native Foodways has four central goals: to celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November; to help UNCP students, faculty and staff honor, understand, and sample foods that are indigenous to the Americas; to emphasize healthy foods that have been part of traditional Indigenous diets for centuries, and which can still be easily prepared today; and to cultivate campus and community collegiality through that experience we all enjoy: eating! Honoring Native Foodways invites the campus and local communities to this free public event.

  • November 21, 2019: Native American Speakers Series presents RETURN: Native American Women Reclaim Foodways for Health and Spirit, Moore Hall Auditorium
  • March 19-20, 2020: Southeast Indian Studies Conference, Museum of the Southeast American Indian

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Past Events

  • March 25, 2019: Native American Speakers Series presents Dr. John E. Charlton, HSCI 117
  • March 23, 2019: Third annual #BraveNation Powwow and Gathering, main gym of the Jones Center
  • March 21-22, 2019: Southeast Indian Studies Conference, Museum of the Southeast American Indian
  • November 8, 2018: Tenth Annual Honoring Native Foodways 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., University Center Annex. Chef Sean Sherman will give a short cooking demonstration in the dining hall and dishes will be served at the event.
  • November 7, 2018: Native American Speakers Series presents Chef Sean Sherman - Founder/CEO The Sioux Chef

    Honoring Native Foodways has four central goals: to celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November; to help UNCP students, faculty and staff honor, understand, and sample foods that are indigenous to the Americas; to emphasize healthy foods that have been part of traditional Indigenous diets for centuries, and which can still be easily prepared today; and to cultivate campus and community collegiality through that experience we all enjoy: eating! Honoring Native Foodways invites the campus and local communities to this free public event.