Category: Native American

Mary Kathryn Nagle, “Sovereignty in the Law, Sovereignty in Our Stories”

[ November 17, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Mary Kathryn Nagle: “Sovereignty in the Law, Sovereignty in Our Stories”

Mary Kathryn Nagle is a renowned lawyer and playwright in Indian Country. She is a partner at Pipestem Law, a law firm specializing in sovereignty of Native tribes and peoples. In 2013 she authored an amicus brief for the famous […]

“Sliver of a Full Moon,” concert reading

[ November 17, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Many Nations Longhouse, UO campus
1630 Columbia St., Eugene
Followed by discussion with the playwright.
Free & open to the public. Refreshments provided.

A Concert Reading of the play, Sliver of a Full Moon
by Mary Kathryn Nagle

Sliver of a Full Moon, based on interviews with Native women across the continent, traces tribal grassroots efforts to fight for the protection […]

Sarah Deer, “The ‘Non-Fiction’ Version of The Round House: A History of Sexual Violence in Indian Country”

[ June 9, 2017; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Many Nations Longhouse
1630 Columbia St.
UO campus
Refreshments served
Register here

The Round House: Contexts for Teaching

Join the Teaching and Learning Center’s Teaching Engagement Program (TEP) and Undergraduate Studies as staff prepare for the 2017-2018 UO Common Reading: Louise Erdrich’s The Round House. Part coming-of-age story, part crime drama, the novel explores tribal sovereignty, federal Indian policy, sexual violence, […]

Winona LaDuke: “Rights of Nature”

[ November 19, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union
EMU Ballroom
1222 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus

Winona LaDuke is a celebrated Native American activist and leader, environmentalist, speaker, and author. Residing on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, Ms. LaDuke is the Executive Director of Honor the Earth, where she works on the national level to advance Native environmental issues and sustainable Native […]

Audra Simpson, “We are Not Red Indians”: The Gender of Anticolonial Sovereignty Across the Borders of Time, Place and Sentiment

[ November 17, 2015; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO Campus

Audra Simpson is an associate professor of anthropology at Columbia University. She is the author of Mohawk Interruptus: Political Life Across the Borders of Settler States (Duke University Press, 2014), winner of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association’s Best First Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies Prize, the […]

Salmon Is Everything: Chosen as Book of the Year by Humboldt State University

Theresa May
Source: Book of the Year | Library | Humboldt State University
Humboldt State University has chosen UO theatre professor Theresa May’s 2014 book Salmon Is Everything (OSU Press) as its 2015 / 2016 Book of the Year.
Humboldt State has a National Science Foundation (NSF) STEM grant for curriculum around the Klamath River, and Dr. May’s […]