Hello from the FIU Global Indigenous Forum: January 14, 2019!
GIF News for November 2018: New Indigenous Courses and upcoming events
A monumental step in making FIU a more inclusive school for our Indigenous students while recognizing the need to make things right and set the record straight for Indigenous Peoples' globally. FIU is to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day annually on the second Monday of October. Accomplished through the continuing efforts of the members of the student club, the Global Indigenous Group.
Presented by Keith Merwin. Organized by the Institute for Maya Studies.
Carol Damian, Ph.D., FIU Professor Emeritus of Art History. Co-Curator of exhibition, Culture and Change in the Early Americas. Kislak Center at Miami Dade College Freedom Tower. Downtown, Miami.
Activities will include: Seminole War Reenactment; Historical & Cultural Displays; Time Period Encampments; Live Entertainment; Concert; Alligator Wrestling; Live Music; Craft & Food Vendors.
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