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African-Native American Research Forum Archive

Re: African Native Cross Cultural Symposium

Here is a brief outline of the events:

April 20

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.

April 21

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

Identity Formation"

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

Studies Programs"

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

Slave Girl"

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

the FBI"

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

Collis Commonground

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

Dartmouth College

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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