Native American Culture, Law, Education, and Appropriation
An Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion
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This event is an interdisciplinary domestic policy panel discussion which aims to shed light on issues facing contemporary Native Americans. The panel will discuss issues related to health, education, and economic development, and present key policy solutions. It is both an academic and cultural event. There will be food and a cultural performance.
Date: Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Yenching Auditorium (2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA)
Dr. Dennis Norman, Harvard University Native American Program Faculty Chair &â€¨Clinical Psychologist, Harvard University School of Public Health
Dr. Cedric Woods, Director of the Institute for New England Native American Studies at U-Mass Boston, Former Director of Career Development, Research Analyst, Tribal Government Spokesman, and Deputy Chief Operating Officer for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
Mr. Alvin Warren, Former Cabinet Secretary of New Mexico Indian Affairs Department and Blue Stone Strategy Group Advisory Board Member
Dr. Matthew J. Liebmann, Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the Archaeology Program at Harvard University
Mr. Antonio Benavidez, Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government, and Member of Tohono O’odham Nation
Ms. Adrienne Keene, Native Appropriations Blogger and Editor for the Harvard Educational Review.
Cultural performance by: Hannabah Blue, Navajo nation.