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HUNAP 2022 Annual Lecture


The 2022 HUNAP Annual Lecture with David Treuer recording is now live!

Drawing from his experience growing up on the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and as an accomplished academic, David Treuer, Leech Lake Ojibwe, offers a fresh and in-depth perspective on the current state of affairs for Native and Indigenous peoples in the Americas.

This is the second installment of the HUNAP Annual Lecture, a series of talks intended to elevate and promote the sophistication of Native ideas, arts, literature, and culture. 


Upcoming Events

2022 Oct 06

God is Red 50th Anniversary Symposium

Thu - Fri, Oct 6 to Oct 7, 5:00pm - 5:30pm


Online and Swartz Hall, 45 Francis Ave. (Registration required. See link in event description.)

How does Vine Deloria Jr.'s landmark text speak to the field of religious studies, Native American studies, theology, and environmental studies in the twenty-first century?

Speakers include Suzan Harjo, Robert Warrior, Michael McNally, Susan Hill, Daniel Wildcat, and Philip Deloria.

Register for in-person participation here.
Register for the zoom link ...

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2022 Oct 10

Indigenous Peoples' Day

1:00pm to 4:00pm


Harvard Yard, Matthews Hall

Join Natives at Harvard College and the Harvard University Native American Program in Harvard Yard at 1pm on Indigenous Peoples' Day!


2022 Oct 19

Film Screening: "River of Gold" & Panel on Illegal Gold Mining in Amazonia

5:00pm to 7:30pm

Join DRCLAS and HUNAP  for this in-person film screening of "River of Gold," followed by a discussion with Director Sarah duPont and Brazilian experts Cesar Diniz, Raoni Rajão, and Luiz Eloy Terena on the topics of who profits from illegal gold mining in the Amazon and the consequences of mining on public health, the environment, and Indigenous rights.
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Featured Courses, Spring 2022

HIST-LIT 10: Introduction to American Studies





Professor, Philip Deloria

Monday, Wednesday 10:30-11:45am

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American Studies is an interdisciplinary effort to understand the complicated social and cultural lives of people in—and in relation to—the United States, both past and present. The intersections of History and Literature shape much of American Studies, but the field has also been marked by forays into music, arts, ethnic studies, economics,...

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Native Americans in the 21st Century: Nation Building I





Professor Joe Kalt

J-Term Course

Jan 1 - 22, 10 am - 4:30 pm

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This course examines the challenges that contemporary Native American tribes and nations face as they endeavor to rebuild their communities, strengthen their cultures, and support their citizens. The range of issues that Native leaders and policymakers confront is wide and...

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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:

Flyer for the Alex Adams Zoom Event that took place on April 27

Alexandra Adams, M.D., Ph.D. - Belongingness: Impacts on Indigenous Individual and Community Health

Recorded April 27, 2022