Indigenous Day and Week at Florida International University

Indigenous Day and Week at Florida International University Events are Free and Open to the Public.

Monday, October 14 10:00 to 2:00 PM. Graham Center north lawn. Indigenous Day at FIU. Aztec Dancers, South Asian poetry, Photograph series of South Florida water ceremonies. Seminole Ah-tah-thi-ki Museum. Tables with students and faculty information. Global Indigenous Group and Global Indigenous Forum. https:/

Tuesday, October 15 3:15 to 4:50 PM. SIPA Room 103. Democratizing the Conversation on Earth Citizenship. An Intercultural Dialogue from Indigenous and Western Perspectives on Humans and Nature. Quechua leader Rubi Hurtado and Dr. Thomas Pliske. Global Indigenous Forum.

Wednesday, October 16 12:30 to 2:00 PM. Green Library 220. Ancestral Communities in the Andes. Graduate student research supported by the Tinker Foundation. Paola Andra Sanchez-Castañeda "Territorial Appropriation within the Muisca Community of Suba”, and Gloria Lopera Mesa, “Indigenous Litigants and Privatization of Resguardos in Colombia, 1873-1950”. LAAC-Andean Studies. 6:30 to 8:00 PM. Amphitheatre next to DM Building. Palestinians: The Indigenous Peoples. A discussion of the land and what it means to the Palestinians. SJP Palestinian student club.

Thursday, October 17 12:30 – 2:00 PM GC 150. Film Screening: The Milk of Sorrow (La Teta Asustada). Quechua and Spanish with English subtitles. Discussants Dr. Michaela Moura and Dr. Maria-Luisa Veisaga. Andean Studies. 3:15 to 5:00. SASC 302. South Florida Native Plants and their Ecosystems. Love the Everglades. Miccosukee Houston Cypress.

Friday, October 18 7:00 to 10:00. SASC 302. Movie Night and Indigenous Week Finale: “Smoke Signals.” Classic Native American film discussion and dialogs. Global Indigenous Group and Global Indigenous Forum.

The mission of the FIU Global Indigenous Forum is to bring global Indigenous issues, voices and awareness to the FIU campus, South Florida, and world community through activities and academic programs.

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