Here are some of the events that are planned at OCC for Native American Heritage Month. If you would like to attend any of these events (which are free and open to the public) you can find a map and directions by clicking here.
Tuesday November 4
Film Showing: “Reel Injun” – This documentary is about the depictions of Native Americans in films.
Room: M245, Starting at 7:00 PM
Hosted by Professor Michael O’Connor (English/Reading/Communications) with a discussion after the film.
Wednesday November 5
Film Showing: “Guswenta: Renewing the Two Row Wampum”
Two showings: 11:10 AM to 12:20 PM in Whitney 101 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM in Storer Auditorium (I believe the Storer showing will have a panel speaking about the film)
Friday, November 7
Speaker: Professor Michael Oberg (History, SUNY Geneseo) – “The Significance and Insignificance of the Treaty of Canandaigua”
Room: M345, 11:10 AM-12:20 PM
Wednesday, November 12
Speaker: Professor Laurence Hauptman (SUNY emeritus) – “Native Americans in the Civil War”
Room: Whitney 101, 11:10 AM – 12:20 PM
Monday, November 17
Speaker: Dr. Todd Leahy (Instructor, University of Missouri/Kansas City) – “Decolonizing the Museum: Indians, the Smithsonian, and Federal Indian Law”
Room: M345, 11:10 AM – 12:20 PM
Monday, November 24
Indigenous Social and Discussion: Authentic representations of culture versus mascots and other false interpretations
Room: Ann Felton Multicultural Center, 11:10 AM to 12:20 PM