Nov. 13, 2019—On Thursday, Nov. 14, community members can participate in a dinner and visit to the Frist Art Museum for a talk by featured artist Rose B. Simpson. The first 20 people to RSVP will be able to participate in a dinner at the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, followed by a bus ride to the Frist for Simpson’s talk.
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.
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...
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.
Sep. 23, 2014—Vanderbilt observed Constitution and Citizenship Day with an exhibition of pottery from the Catawba Indian Nation, a panel discussion on Indian sovereignty, and a powwow dance performance on Currey Field.
Sep. 10, 2014—Vanderbilt will observe Constitution and Citizenship Day Sept. 17 with a three-part event, “Nations Within States: Citizenship, Pottery and the Catawba Indian Nation.” Featured events include an exhibition of pottery from the Catawba Indian Nation, a panel discussion on Indian sovereignty, and a powwow dance performance.