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January

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Venue:Loxahatchee Battlefield Park, 9060 West Indiantown Road

Remembrance includes traditional Native American, African, and American military prayers and memorial ceremonies, historic presentations and displays, cultural vendors, live performances, beginning at 10:00 a.m., followed by guided tours of the Battlefield at 1:00 p.m., provided by the Loxahatchee Battlefield Preservationists.

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Venue:Loxahatchee Battlefield Park, 9060 West Indiantown Road

Beginning at 10:00 a.m., a reenactment will mark the 179th anniversary of the two pivotal 1838 Battles of the Loxahatchee River bringing to life the drama of the two battles, with soldiers in the uniforms of the time, and Seminoles dressed in their finest. Admission to the events is free and open to the public. For further information about the Spiritual Remembrance, call 305-772-7714 or 305-904-7620, or visit the web site at www.fbhrpinc.org, and for information about the reenactment, call 56

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Venue:FIU Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum

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 will be January 28th.

February

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Venue:Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL 33314

At this FREE FAMILY EVENT, enjoy tribal Pow Wow dances, live traditional music, alligator wrestling and wildlife shows, and much more! Bring your family and friends to join in the celebration of native arts and culture.

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Venue:PG5 Room 155

This panel will focus on indigenous knowledge of our current political climate and governmental decisions that impact our lives and rights. Speakers from Standing Rock Great Plains Tribal Government, Oceti Sakowin Camp leadership and local indigenous leaders will discuss successful indigenous movements for water and the environment and ways to join efforts toward a better tomorrow.

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Venue:Miami-Dade College – Kendall Campus, Room K-413

"The Crown Spoils: La Corona and the Hegemonic Rule of the Kaanul Kingdom" lecture by Marcello A. Canuto, Director of the Middle American Research Institute (MARI) and Associate Professor of Anthropology at Tulane. Sponsored by the Institute for Maya Studies at Miami Dade College.

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Venue:PCA 180, MMC

Lecture by Dr. Dennis Wiedman, Ph.D. Health care in the United States today is dominated by allopathic physicians and biological medicine. This analysis delineates legal and governmental processes that empowered allopathic medicine to gain hegemony over other health care systems.

March

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Venue:Wertheim Conservatory (WC) 130

This presentation will describe how an FIU research scientist, Dr.Jennifer Veilleux, engages in this dance on the line between the observer and the participant illustrated with photographs and stories of indigenous communities living on different rivers of the world.

April

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus Graham Center (GC) Ballroom

Fourth Annual Indigenous Celebration - Planting Seeds for Seven Generations is a phrase known among Indigenous North American people reminding us of the importance our actions today have on our future. This year, we will connect with our indigenous roots and celebrate our Earth and all who call it home today and for seven generations to come.

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Venue:Coral Gables Congregational Church, Interior Courtyard

Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and Coral Gables Congregational Church–United Church of Christ for a special celebration of Earth Day, featuring an interfaith conversation from a Native American perspective.

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Venue:Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Museum

Seminole invite you, along with your family and friends, to celebrate Earth Day by exploring the ways in which water represents life to the Seminole.

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Venue:FIU Frost Art Museum

Please join Dr. Margo Smith, Director of the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia, and special guests Wukun Wanambi, Cultural Director of The Mulka Project, Yinimala Gumana from Yirrkala, Australia and Kade McDonald as they discuss the work of three artists featured in Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia. A program of short films from The Mulka Project at Yirrkala will follow the discussion in the museum galleries.