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Upcoming Events

AIS News

  • International Indigenous Exchange Consortium (IIEC) offers experiential opportunities for study abroad to learn about the histories and cultures of Indigenous global peoples. The program is open to any UNCP student, with current study abroad travel to Canada, Australia, and Hawaii.
  • July 2019: International Indigenous Exchange Consortium (IIEC) study abroad trip to Swinburne Technical University in Melbourne, Australia during Summer Session II 2019: "Remembering Resistance: Urban Australia and Colonization"
  • July 2018: AIS faculty and students travel to Saskatchewan, Canada, as part of the International Indigenous Exchange Consortium (IIEC) study abroad course, titled "Remembering Resistance."
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Past Events

  • March 19-20, 2020: Southeast Indian Studies Conference, Museum of the Southeast American Indian (Cancelled due to COVID-19)
  • November 21, 2019: Native American Speakers Series presents RETURN: Native American Women Reclaim Foodways for Health and Spirit, Moore Hall Auditorium
  • November 12, 2019: Talking Trash: What We Trash, Where It Goes, Who's Affected, Weinstein Health Sciences Building, Room 121, 6:00 p.m.
  • 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.
  • October 29, 2019: Native American Speakers Series presents Dr. Marshall N. Price, Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now, Museum of the Southeast American Indian
  • September 24, 2019: Native American Speakers Series presents Dr. Richard A. Grounds, 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, Museum of the Southeast American Indian