Tiya Miles Teaching Fellow: Sarah Sadlier Tuesday/Thursday, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM ET
This combined lecture/discussion course explores histories of women from diverse Indigenous nations within the current boundaries of the United States. The course traces multiple themes that intersect Native women’s lives: concepts of family and intimate relationships; spiritual understandings and notions of tradition; gender roles and cross-cultural gender difference; processes and kinds of colonialism, conceptions of land and effects of land dispossession; cultural negotiation, change, and...
Phil Deloria Sophomore Tutorial, History Department Wednesdays, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM ET
What is it to be Indigenous? Is indigeneity a contemporary political formation, the product of centuries of colonial and imperial incursions into the lands of others? Is it an aboriginal, autochthonous presence that has existed from ancient time, with a continuity based on both survival and self-possession? Or something else entirely? While many first peoples prefer culturally specific identities over the general term indigenous, others embrace Indigeneity...
Dan Carpenter Mondays/Wednesdays, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM ET
Examines the challenges and strategies of advocacy, sovereignty building and institutional development among Native Nations in the U.S. Includes engaged scholarship working with Native Nations on these issues.
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.