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FIU Global Indigenous Forum Events


Upcoming events that highlight the Cree of Canada, and Okinawans of Southern Japan. Open to the Public - Free of Charge.

News and Events - Global Indigenous Forum, November 2019


November is Native American Heritage month. Many events planned in November to the end of December.

Indigenous Day and Week at Florida International University


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

Upcoming Events

Okinawan Life, Arts, Identities and Sovereignty. Southern Japan Seminar 2020

03/27/2020 09:00 AM

The Southern Japan Seminar brings together scholars on the topics of Okinawan religion, arts, and identities. The afternoon sessions highlight the original peoples of Okinawa, their life ways, arts, music, identities and sovereignty issues.

Contact Us

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
Secretary: 305-348-2247
Web page:

For current information about the Global Indigenous Forum (GIF) and the FIU Student Club - Global Indigenous Group, (GIG)