|Venue:||FIU Graham Center Ballroom|
For the past 5 years, the House of Tears Carvers of the Lummi Nation have traveled across North America with a totem pole to bring attention to fossil fuel threats to tribes and local communities. This year, the Lummi Nation, is transporting a 16’ Killer Whale totem pole and two 8’ Seal Poles down the west coast and east to Miami, Florida to bring attention to captured orca whales. Hosted by Our Shared Responsibility: A Totem Pole Journey, and Global Indigenous Group FIU.
|Venue:||FIU Green Library. 4th Floor, Special Collections, Room #GL422|
Please join us Saturday June 8th at 1:00PM at the Florida International University to hear Mr. Bruce Epperson tell the development of the Tamiami Trail 1914-1931. Mr. Epperson is a transportation historian and author of the book "Roads Through The Everglades." Immediately following Mr. Epperson’s lecture, there will be a tour of the FIU Special Collections. The building of the Tamiami Trail had a great impact on the South Florida environment and the Miccosukee and Seminole peoples.
|Venue:||Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, Seminole Big Cypress Reservation|
Seminole Tribe of Florida exhibition on form of governing, adapting to change and the growing needs of its communities providing emergency services, healthcare, housing, education and caring for their lands and cultural resources.