Sat 03/18 Standing Peachtree/Pakanahuilli Forgotten History Event

On March 18, the Atlanta’s Upper West Side will be presenting Tour of Peachtree Creek entering the Chattahoochee River and History of the Muscogee Nation Q and A Session with special guest speaker William Lowe MBA (citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and Speaker of the Muscogee Nation National Council).

For more information: indigenous [dot] diversity [dot] info [at] gmail [dot] com, (770) 402-8288

Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Place: 2560 Ridgewood Rd, NW – Atlanta, GA 30327

Emory Wheel Highlights Mellon Foundation Grant for Emory’s Indigenous Studies in Partnership with the College of the Muscogee Nation

On February 15, the Emory Wheel published that the Mellon Foundation awarded $2.4 million dollars towards developing an Indigenous Studies at Emory University in collaboration with the College of Muscogee Nation. Read about it here.

Emory Wheel “Emory plans to develop Indigenous studies program in partnership with the College of the Muscogee Nation”

Mellon Foundation awards Emory $2.4 million to advance Indigenous studies and knowledge with the Muscogee Nation

On February 14, the Emory News Center published that “The Mellon Foundation has awarded Emory University and the College of the Muscogee Nation (CMN) in Oklahoma a $2.4 million grant that will help develop collaborative and independent programs advancing Native and Indigenous Studies and the preservation of the Mvskoke language in a unique partnership between the two schools.” Read more here.

T 03/21 Malinda Maynor Lowery: Stories of Lumbee Women

On Tuesday, Feb 21, Dr. Malinda Maynor Lowery will be speaking at the University of Georgia’s Woman’s History Month. This lecture is part of the Humanities Festival and the Signature Lecture Series

If you need special accommodations for this lecture please contact us 7 days in advance at carlayork [at] uga [dot] edu or 706-542-2846. To read more, click here.

Time: 4:00pm

Place: Special Collections Libraries 271 at UGA

F 02/17 26th Annual Conference on the Americas Opening Plenary, Indigenous Women and Latin American Futures

On Friday, Feb 17, University of Georgia will be hosting the 26th Annual Conference on the Americas Opening Plenary, Indigenous Women and Latin American Futures featuring guest speakers Dr. Patricia Richards, Alejandra Flores Carlos, and Pamela Calla. This event is open to all and does not require any resignation to attend. To read more, click here.

Time: 4:30 pm

Place: Miller Learning Center, Room 171 at UGA

W 02/15 Native Americans & NAGPRA

On Wednesday, Feb 15,  Dr. Ervan Garrison (Choctaw) will present a talk on Native American perspectives on the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation (NAGPRA) and the history of relevant US policy concerning Native American sites, artifacts, and ancestral remains. NAGPRA’s landmark 1990 legislation has been difficult to implement and fraught with controversy. Dr. Garrison will discuss how NAGPRA has changed the field for archaeology and anthropology and how Native communities view continuing issues around this law. To read more, click here.

Time: 4:00 pm

Place: Leconte Hall 221 at University of Georgia