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Re: African Native Cross Cultural Symposium
In Response To: African Native Cross Cultural Symposium ()
Here is a brief outline of the events:
1:00-4:00 pm Registration
4:00 pm Welcome James Larimore Dean of
the College & Tiya Miles Thurgood
Marshall Ph.D fellow
Opening Reflections Rev. Gwendolyn King
College Chaplain Donna Roberts Abenaki
4:30 4:30pm Opening Session "Black and
Native: Living and Negotiating Multiple
Panel Presentation with Radmilla Cody
("Miss Navajo Nation" 1997-1998) Don
Little Cloud Davenport (co-founder of the
Black Native American Association San
Francisco Bay Area) and Jewelle Gomez
(author and activist)
6:30 pm Community Dinner with Dartmouth
8:30 pm 8:30-9:30pm Session 2 Hands On
"Researching African / Native
American Family History" Angela Walton-Raji
author & genealogist.
9:00-11:30am Session 3 "Lived Relationships"
Russel Barsh Native American Studies Univ.
of Lethbridge "New England Afro-Indians and
Abolitionism: A Shared Struggle"
Patrick Minges Religious Studies Union
Theological Seminary "Living Together in a
Sacred Place: The Role of Silver Bluff
S.C. in Our Collective Religious Experience"
Claudio Saunt History University of
Georgia "A History of Half-Truths: Blacks
and Creek Indians in the Southeast"
James Brooks History University of
Maryland "Indian-Black Mixed-Race
11:30 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30-4:00pm Session 4 "Symbolic Relationships"
Joseph Jordan Director Auburn
Avenue Research Library for African
American Culture and History "Formalizing
Black and Native Studies: Challenges to
African American and Native American
Sharon Holland English SUNY Albany
"Discourses of Passing and Afro-Native
Ron Welburn English Department and Director
Native American Studies University of
Massachusetts Amherst "Ann Plato and
Olivia Bush-Banks: Otherings and
Donald Pease English Dartmouth College
"Lydia Maria Child's Hobomok and Harriet
Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a
4:00-6:00pm Dinner Break
6:30pm Session 5 Film Showing Oral History
Presentation and Discussion
Elizabeth Castle (History Cambridge
University) will discuss and show selected
video clips of her research on Native and
Black women in the American Indian Movement
and the Black Power Movement.
Filmmaker Malinda Maynor will introduce and
show her short film "Real Indian."
Pearl Sharp's short film "Picking Tribes"
will be shown following "Real Indian."
Vera Palmer Native American Studies
Dartmouth College will moderate a
discussion of the films and presentations and
invite questions for Ms. Castle and Ms.
9:00-10:00am Session 6 Photography
Exhibition: "Native Americans: The Red-Black
Connection " with photojournalist Valena
10:00am-12:00pm Session 7 "Sovereignty Civil
Rights and Power: Strategies of Political
Melinda Micco Chair Ethnic Studies Mills
College "Seminoles and Black Seminoles in
Contemporary Tribal Politics"
David Wilkins American Indian Studies
University of Minnesota "Racial Identity and
the Federal Recognition Process: A Case
Study of the Lumbee Indians"
Angelia Means Government Dartmouth College
"Multicultural Citizenship: Narrative
Argumentation and the Delgamuukw Case"
Ward Churchill Ethnic Studies University of
Colorado Boulder "The Black Power
Movement the American Indian Movement and
12:00-1:30pm Catered Lunch
1:45-3:15pm Session 8 "Bringing It Home:
Facilitated Group Discussions"
Group 1: Who We Are: The Meaning of
Blackness/Indianness for Personal Identity
Introductory Remarks and Session
Facilitator Joseph Gone Clinical and
Community Psychology University of Illinois
Group 2: How We Teach: Incorporating
Comparative Ethnic Studies into the
Session Co-Facilitators: Christina Gomez
Sociology and Latin American/Caribbean
Studies Dartmouth College and Judith
Byfield History and African/African
American Studies Dartmouth College
3:30-4:45pm Plenary Session: Conclusions and
Moderator: Deborah King Sociology and Chair
of African and African American Studies
Commentators: Theda Perdue History
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Robert Warrior English Cornell University
Dr. Perdue and Dr. Warrior will offer
observations and conclusions about the topic
of the conference and the conference
8:30-10:30pm Open Mike!
This is an opportunity for conference
participants to share thoughts reflections
experiences family histories and creative
work related to the conference topic.
Opening Comments and Introduction by Darlene
Silva (Dartmouth '79) Director of Education
and Curriculum Development
Shinnecock Speakers Bureau and Tamar Silva
Educator Los Angeles Unified School
Concluding Reflections by Alyce Spotted Bear
Native American Studies Dartmouth College
"MC " Joseph Gone Clinical and Community
Psychology University of Illinois
[17 apr 2000]
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