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Upcoming Events

2023 Feb 08

Supporting Mental Health in Rural and Indigenous Communities

3:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Education Now | Harvard Graduate School of Education

Medical leaders have declared the state of youth mental health a national emergency. In rural and Indigenous communities, young people face unique mental health risks and barriers to care. Now, experts working to support children and adolescents living in rural regions join us to share experiences and best practices in providing services and safeguarding mental health.

 

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2023 Feb 14

Harvard's Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (EDIB) Forum

Tue Feb 14 (All day) to Thu Feb 16 (All day)

Join colleagues and friends from across the University in our collective work of creating a campus environment where everyone can thrive.

 

There will be both virtual and in-person sessions with opportunities to learn, network, and engage in conversations that reckon with the past, while inviting healing, accountability, and transformation.

 

The curriculum, developed...

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2023 Feb 15

Native Cultures of the Americas Seminar: LOCAL CHALLENGES TO TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY: A CITIZEN POTAWATOMI NATION CASE STUDY

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

TBD

NATIVE CULTURES OF THE AMERICAS

SPEAKER: KELLI MOSTELLER, HARVARD UNIVERSITY NATIVE AMERICAN PROGRAM

Dr. Kelli Mosteller has served as the Executive Director of the Harvard University Native American Program since the summer of 2022. In her role, she works with Harvard students, faculty, staff, and the public toward the mission of supporting programming that fosters education, scholarship, and builds community, and collaborative efforts that advance research and...

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Featured Courses, Spring 2023

ANTHRO 1900: Counseling as Colonization? Native American Encounters with the Clinical Psy-ences

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2023

Professor: Joseph Gone

M - 12:00pm to 2:45pm

American Indian, First Nations, and other Indigenous communities of the USA and Canada contend with disproportionately high rates of “psychiatric” distress. Many of these communities attribute this distress to their long colonial encounters with European settlers. Concurrently, throughout the 20th century, the disciplines and professions associated with mind, brain, and behavior (e.g., psychiatry, psychology, psychoanalysis) consolidated their authority and influence within mainstream society....

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HIST 1014: Afro-Indigenous Intersections in Early America

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2023

Professor: Tiya Miles

T, Th - 1:30pm to 2:45pm

In ways both charged and complex, Native Americans and African Americans together contributed the ground/work of the U.S. nation and the European colonies that preceded it. This course traces intertwined historical lines among Indigenous peoples and African-descended people within the borders of the present-day United States. We will discuss multiple regions, tribal nations, Black communities, and “mixed-race” families across the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries as well as contemporary...

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ANTHRO 1475: Religious Dimensions in Human Experience: Apocalypse, Sports, Music, Home, Sacrifice, Medicine

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2023

Professor: Davíd L. Carrasco

M, W: 10:30am to 11:45am

What is Religion? Why does it show up everywhere? Using archaeology, religious studies and social thought, this course will study the major themes in the history of religions including 'encountering the holy', sports' and ritual', 'crossing borders', 'sacrifice as creation', 'pilgrimage and sacred place', 'suffering and quest for wisdom', 'music and social change', 'violence and cosmic law'. Readings from Native American, African American, Latinx/+, Jewish, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu traditions. Focus...

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HUNAP Indigenous Health Seminar Series

The HUNAP Indigenous Health & Well-Being Colloquium is a series of lectures and discussions highlighting the latest research and policies related to Native and Indigenous health issues. This seminar was established by HUNAP Faculty Director Joseph P. Gone and is co-sponsored by the Harvard Medical School Department of Global Health & Social Medicine. See recordings of all past events from this series here

 

Most Recent Event:

Dr. Amy Bombay, PhD, MA. - Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma and Resilience in First Nations Communities

Recorded December 7th, 2022