Category: Native American

Laura Pulido finds that a racist past is often left off monuments

Laura Pulido
From Around the O, Oct. 20, 2020 — As monuments across the country are torn down to protest their connection to white supremacy, UO professor Laura Pulido argues that dismantling such structures is an important, but insufficient, step toward achieving racial justice.
And the newest research project by the ethnic studies professor and geographer offers […]

New book: “Salmon and Acorns Feed Our People” by Kari Norgaard

Salmon and Acorns Feed Our People: Colonialism, Nature, and Social Action, by Kari Marie Norgaard. (Rutgers University Press, 312 pages, September 13, 2019)

Synopsis: “Since time before memory, large numbers of salmon have made their way up and down the Klamath River. Indigenous management enabled the ecological abundance that formed the basis of capitalist wealth across North […]

Tiffany L. King, “The When and Where of Our Talk: The Shoals of Black and Native Feminisms”

[ October 3, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Knight Library, Browsing Room 1501 Kincaid St. UO campus

Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium

“The When and Where of Our Talk: The Shoals of Black and Native Feminisms” Tiffany Lethabo King, Georgia State University

Tiffany Lethabo King

Tiffany Lethabo King is an assistant professor in the Institute for Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State University. King’s […]

Native Play Reading Series: “Salmon is Everything: Community-Based Theater on the Klamath Watershed”

[ December 5, 2018; 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Many Nations Longhouse
1630 Columbia Street, Eugene, OR
Editor’s Note: Author Theresa May is an associate professor in theatre arts and a CSWS faculty affiliate whose research has been supported by CSWS.
Come out to the Many Nations Longhouse for a night of community-centered Native drama featuring faculty, staff, students, and community members from the UO/Eugene Native […]

Joy Harjo Interview: UO Today

 
 

Oregon Humanities Center
Published on Feb 15, 2018
Joy Harjo, an enrolled member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, is a poet, musician, and author. She is the Professor and Chair of Excellence at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Harjo discusses and reads her poetry. Her eight books of poetry include the recent Conflict Resolution for Holy […]

Joy Harjo: Poetry Reading

[ February 2, 2018; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] University of Oregon
Poetry reading by Joy Harjo
Straub Hall, Room 156
1451 Onyx St.
Free & open to the public
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The UO campus will host renowned author Joy Harjo for a poetry reading and other activities on the UO campus on Friday, February 2, 2018, in cooperation with the Eugene Public Library (EPL). The campus visit is […]