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Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia


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.

Learn Quechua through FIU Study Abroad


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

Indigenous Water Protectors and the Dakota Access Pipeline Controversy Video


Please click here to watch video from last night's event.

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America the Beautiful:American Indians and the Promotion of National Parks

07/13/2017 12:00 PM

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 [...]

Fifth Annual FIU Indigenous Celebration

10/07/2017 06:30 PM

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.

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Dr. Dennis Wiedman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies SIPA 327
Florida International University
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Miami, FL 33199
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