Marking the Infinite features the works of nine women Aboriginal artists from remote areas across Australia. Revered matriarchs commanding leadership roles use art to empower their respective communities. The exhibit will run from January 28th until May 7th. The opening reception was on January 28th.
For those interested in learning Quechua, the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center offers the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for participation in a FLAS approved Summer Study Abroad program for training in Quechua. The fellowship provides a tuition and stipend award to students participating in language and area studies training. For full details on our Summer Fellowship, please visit https://lacc.fiu.edu/academics/financial/flas-fellowship/.
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When the U.S. government and railroad companies began encouraging leisure travel to National Parks in the first half of the twentieth century, they often used images of American Indians on promotional materials. Focusing on publicity for three parks—Everglades, Glacier, and Grand Canyon—America the Beautiful displays brochures, calendars, postcards, and souvenir artwork that depicted Native Americans in spectacular landscapes and traditional dress as a way of drawing visitors to these [...]
Tidally United 2017 Summit: Impact of Sea Level Rise on Florida Archaeological and Cultural Resources. The 2017 Tidally United Summit raises awareness about how sea level and climate change will impact archaeological and culturally important sites, as well as how the loss of these sites will affect communities. In Florida, cultural sites are often neglected when discussing resiliency planning. This summit highlights indigenous groups and speakers on climate science, planning, and [...]
The FIU Global Indigenous Forum creates a place for talking, listening, and learning about Indigenous issues, perspectives and world views. Join FIU students and faculty for our fifth annual celebration with Indigenous speakers, performers, music and dance. Free and open to the public
Dr. Dennis Wiedman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies SIPA 327
Florida International University
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Office phone: 305-348-2262
Web page: www.fiu.edu/~wiedmand
For information about the FIU Student Club - Global Indigenous Group, GIG