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HIST-LIT 90EA Water Justice and Resistance in the Americas

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2020

James Mestaz
Tuesday 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Water is life, but is it a human right? Water governance is a contentious issue globally because humans rely on water for nearly every productive activity; moreover, it is often scarce and not distributed equally. To better understand the persistence and escalation of struggles over water access around the world, this course uses a multidisciplinary approach that allows students to examine both the social and physical shape of water in a modern and historical context. While all bodies of water deserve mention,...

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FRSEMR631: The First Americans: Portraits of Indigenous Power and Diplomacy

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2019

Shawon Kinew
Fall 2019, Friday, 12-2:45pm

Harvard’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology is home to 25 oil portraits of indigenous American leaders painted in the first half of the 19th century. Originally commissioned to preserve cultures an American bureaucrat feared would be extinct, these paintings transcend a moribund history. In fact, the Native American nations represented are still here. Moreover, these portraits have much to teach us about diplomacy, power, representation and indigeneity in 2019. The Peabody portraits, painted by the...

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Reading Course on Muskogee Culture

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2020

Ann Braude

Time: TBD

Initiated by a Muskogee student, this course will be advised by Prof. Ann Braude (Harvard Divinity) and Marcus Briggs-Cloud, HDS 2010. Any student interested in indigenous history and culture of the Southeastern US is welcome. Meeting time to be arranged. Permission of the Instructor required. For further information contact ann_braude@harvard.edu.

 

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50th Anniversary

HUNAP turns 50 in 2020! Originally established in 1970 as the American Indian Program (AIP), the Harvard University Native American Program (HUNAP) has served as a home to the Indigenous community on campus for decades while also serving as a scholarly resource and advocate for Indigenous issues inside and outside of Harvard University.

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