Hominy and Posole: The Science of Native American Cooking
Monday, October 14, 2019, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Harvard Science Center, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge, Mass., Hall C
“Hominy and Posole: The Science of Native American Cooking” Science Center Lecture Hall C, 7 p.m. Freddie Bitsoie(@chef_fjbits), FJBits Concepts, 2013 winner of the Native Chef Competition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. More info HERE
Menschel Hall, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street
Award-winning poets Natalie Diaz (author of POSTCOLONIAL LOVE POEM) and Ocean Vuong (author of ON EARTH WE'RE BRIEFLY GORGEOUS) share the podium for our first Vocarium reading of the season. A Sofra-catered reception and a book-sale will be hosted at the Woodberry Poetry Room after the event. Co-sponsored by the Harvard Art Museums.
LOCATION: Menschel Hall, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street (doors open at 5:30pm)
Part of the Native Cultures of America lectures seminar at the Mahindra Center for Humanities at Harvard.
This seminar is a forum for the interdisciplinary study of the indigenous peoples and cultures of the Americas. It features scholarship on topics both pre- and post-contact, from deep archaeology to contemporary politics and culture, as well as the implications of such work for law, education, environmental policy, and public memory.
MIT, Building 32, Room 155, 32 VASSAR ST, Cambridge, MA 02139
Joan Naviyuk Kane is Inupiaq with family from King Island (Ugiuvak) and Mary’s Igloo, Alaska. A 2019-2020 Hilles Bush Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Kane was a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow in Poetry.
Her publications include the essay collection A Few Lines in the Manifest (Albion Books, 2018), and poetry books and chapbooks The Cormorant Hunter’s Wife (NorthShore Press Alaska, 2009), Hyperboreal (Pitt Poetry Series, 2013), The Straits (Center for the Study of...
This is a Harvard Graduate School of Education Event
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Gund Hall, Gund 112, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Native heirloom seed varieties, many of which have been passed down through generations of Indigenous gardeners or re-acquired from seed banks or ally seed savers, are often discussed by Indigenous farmers as the foundation of the food sovereignty movement, and as helpful tools for education and reclaiming health. This presentation explores how Native American community-based farming and gardening projects are defining heirloom or heritage seeds; why maintaining and growing out these seeds is seen as so important, and how terms like seed sovereignty should be defined...