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Master’s student one of 12 selected nationally for 2019 Native American Congressional Internship Program

Apr. 12, 2019—Tamee Livermont, a Vanderbilt master’s in public health student with a concentration in health policy, has been selected as a 2019 Native American Congressional Intern, the Udall Foundation and Native Nations Institute has announced.

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Annual showcase celebrating Native American Heritage Month set for Nov. 26

Nov. 19, 2018—The annual Art of Resistance showcase will celebrate Native American traditions through song, ceremonial dance, poetry and storytelling on Nov. 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m in Sarratt Cinema.

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Deep history of Nashville Public Square inspires sound artist

Oct. 19, 2018—The complex history of Nashville’s Public Square Park—including stories of Native and African Americans—has inspired a public performance by visiting sound artist Guillermo Galindo Oct. 25.

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Looking to the 19th century for perspective on race and government

May. 8, 2017—Issues of race and government are explored in law professor Dan Sharfstein's new book, "Thunder in the Mountains."

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What Trump Means to Native America: Lecture by a Native American Lawyer and Activist

Feb. 13, 2017—Special guest lecture by Albert Bender, attorney of Indian law and Standing Rock activist in North Dakota. Albert Bender stood on the front lines of the #NoDAPL protest at its very beginnings and has lent his expertise to a variety of news outlets on this important issue. He will give his first-person perspective in an...

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Life Phase Series: Celebrating Native American heritage

Oct. 27, 2016—November is Native American Heritage Month. Pazetta B. Mallette presents the culture, contributions and current issues facing Native Americans on Nov. 15 in 428 Light Hall.

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Ariel Helms: Searching for a diabetes discovery

Apr. 1, 2016—For Vanderbilt senior Ariel Helms from Oklahoma, twists and turns in her past, including a long-kept family secret, led to her passion for discovery in a Vanderbilt lab.

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Register now for Vanderbilt Osher spring 2016 classes

Mar. 4, 2016—Shakespeare, transitional justice in South Africa, the Nashville Ballet, and Judaism are among the diverse topics open to all adults 50 and older this spring through the Institute for Lifelong Learning at Vanderbilt.

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Class of 2015: Holly Glass digs into the past and embraces her heritage

Apr. 30, 2015—Holly Glass arrived at Vanderbilt feeling “weird and different.” She kept to herself her identity as a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Checking in four years later, things are entirely different.

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