Students

Matt Bowman, student in KU's Indigenous Studies program

B.A. in Art History from Augustana College and M.A. in Art History from the University of Connecticut

Rain Charger, student in KU's Indigenous Studies Program

B.A. in Indigenous and American Indian Studies from Haskell Indian Nations University

Ethan Clapsaddle, student in KU's Indigenous Studies Program

B.A. in Social Sciences from Western Carolina University

Ryan Harrigan, student in KU's Indigenous Studies Program

B.A. in English from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and M.A. from the University of Missouri. Currently working on a Ph.D. in English and an M.A. in Indigenous Studies at the University of Kansas.

Shelby Herrod, student in KU's Indigenous Studies Program

B.A. in Indigenous and American Indian Studies from Haskell Indian Nations University

Tobin Jennings, student in KU's Indigenous Studies Program

B.A. in Anthropology and Psychology from the University of Kansas

Shane Lynch, student in KU's Indigenous Studies Program

B.A. in Indigenous and American Indian Studies from Haskell Indian Nations University

Rose Mills, student in KU's Indigenous Studies Program

B.A. in American Indian Studies from Haskell Indian Nations University

Leo Salomon, student in KU's Indigenous Studies Program

B.A. in Indigenous and American Indian Studies from Haskell Indian Nations University

Micah Swimmer, student in the Indigenous Studies Program, with his son

B.A. in American Indian Studies from Haskell Indian Nations University

Joey Hentzler, student in KU's Indigenous Studies Program

B.A. in Political Science and Latin American Studies from the University of Kansas. Currently working on an M.A. in Latin American & Caribbean Studies and a graduate certificate in Indigenous Studies, also from KU.

Lina Maritza Munoz Marquez, student in KU's Indigenous Studies Program

B.A. in Translation from the Universidad de Antioquia and M.A. in Spanish Literatures from the University of Arkansas. Currently working on a Ph.D. in Spanish & Portuguese and an Indigenous Studies graduate certificate at the University of Kansas.

Katelyn Trammell, KU Indigenous Studies Program student

B.S. in History and Anthropology from the University of Central Arkansas. Currently working on an M.A. in Museum Studies and a graduate certificate in Indigenous Studies at the University of Kansas.

Deborah Williams, student in KU's Indigenous Studies Program

B.S. in Life Sciences (Biology) and Animal Science & Industry from Kansas State University, M.S. in Student Counseling & Personnel Service (Higher Education/Adult Student Services) and M.S. in Curriculum & Instruction from Kansas State University, and M.A. in Biology (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology), M.A. in Philosophy, and J.D. from the University of Kansas. Currently working on a Ph.D. in Anthropology and an M.A. in Indigenous Studies at the University of Kansas.


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Local Events

*Safe zone Training + Cultural Workshop + Panel 
Wednesday, February 21 | 11a.m.-1p.m.
Curtis Hall Rose RM

Keeping Implicit Bias in Mind with Jerry Kang, Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and Professor of Law at University of California Los Angeles
Thursday, February 22 | 7-8 p.m.
Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont Street Lawrence, KS 66046

*Drag Show  
Friday, February 23 | 6-8 p.m. 
Haskell Auditorium 

*First Ever Haskell Two Spirit Powwow 
Saturday, February 24 | 2 p.m.-Midnight 
Tecumseh Hall 

*Part of Haskell Two Spirit Celebration Month. All events located at Haskell Indian Nations University and all events free and open to the public. 

Natives @ KU Social
meet others in the Native American community at KU
Tuesday, February 27 | 5-6:30 p.m.
Summerfield Hall Rm 201, 1300 Sunnyside Ave
Snacks will be provided

Haskell Indian Nations University: 3rd Annual Celebration of Life Round Dance
Tecumseh Hall
Saturday, March 3
Dinner served at 6 p.m., Singing begins at 7 p.m. 

KU Law's 22nd Annual Tribal Law & Government Conference: Tribal-State Collaborations: Advantages & Obstacles
Friday, March 9 | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
KU School of Law, 1535 W. 15th Street, Lawrence, KS
Free and open to the public, but registration is required.
law.ku.edu/collaborations
5 hours CLE pending in KS & MO ($50 fee)

Frank Waln, Sicangu Lakota Hip-Hop Artist, in Concert
Friday, March 30 | 7:30 p.m.
Lied Center of Kansas, 1600 Stewart Dr.
$25 adults | $14 students/youth
Tickets

KU Powwow & Indigenous Culture Festival
Saturday, March 31 | Begins at noon
Lied Center of Kansas, 1600 Stewart Dr.
Free and open to the public
Presented by the KU First Nations Student Association in partnership with the Lied Center of Kansas, Haskell Cultural Center and Museum, Spencer Museum of Art, KU Office of Diversity and Equity and KU Office of Multicultural Affairs.

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