Past PAIISWG Events

Our Beloved Kin: A Digital Awikhigan

Thu, Mar 15, 2018, 4:30 pm

Awikhigan is an Abenaki word that originally referred to writing and drawing on birch bark but has evolved to include bound books, letters, and maps, as well as works of art. Now it encompasses digital storytelling and GIS mapping.

Location: Center for Digital Humanities, Firestone Library Floor B

Decolonizing Climate Justice: Indigenous Movements

Tue, Feb 13, 2018, 12:00 pm

The Inuit Petition on human rights and climate change and the #NoDAPL movement against an oil pipeline are among recent Indigenous-led movements connected to climate justice. This seminar seeks to provide an overview of the many different Indigenous-led efforts to achieve climate justice, including engagements with climate science.

Location: Hinds Library in McCosh Hall; McCosh Hall, Room B14

Genealogies of Violence and Animations of Indigenous Law in Louise Erdrich’s “LaRose”

Wed, Oct 4, 2017, 4:30 pm

Beth Piatote is associate professor of Native American studies and comparative ethnic studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

Location: McCosh Hall, Room 40

Drawing the Kivgik: Inupiaq Art and the Colonial Archive

Wed, Feb 22, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: East Pyne 010

Native Testimony

Sat, May 7, 2016, 9:30 am

The second graduate conference of the Princeton American Indian Studies Working Group will feature work on Native American and Indigenous Studies topics by graduate students, as well as remarks from faculty commentators. Keynote speaker will be Christine DeLucia, Assistant Professor of History at Mt. Holyoke College.

Location: 105 Bobst Center

An Indigenous Woman’s Map of the City: Indian Spaces in Progressive Era Washington, D.C.

Tue, Apr 12, 2016, 4:30 pm

Most Americans in the Progressive Era believed that Indians were incompatible with cities. But native people were joining the flood of people moving to urban areas for job opportunities and in response to federal polices. Washington, D.C., the capital city from which federal Indian policy was helmed, became home to a vibrant Indigenous...

Location: 211 Dickinson Hall

“As a Native Daughter of California…”: Parsing Virginia Calhoun’s Claim on Ramona

Tue, Mar 22, 2016, 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm
Location: 103 Chancellor Green

Reimagining History with a Photograph: Alexander Gardner at Fort Laramie, 1868

Wed, Mar 2, 2016, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: McCormick Hall, Room 106

Beauty and the Sacred

Thu, Nov 19, 2015, 4:30 pm
Location: McCosh 60

Tiya Miles in Conversation with Martha Sandweiss

Thu, Mar 6, 2014, 4:30 pm
Location: Bowl 001, Robertson Hall