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1120 Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


301-314-8600
MICA-contact@umd.edu

Native American INDIAN Heritage Month


Heritage Month Kickoff:

 5th Annual Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs Ceremony

Nov. 1st | 5-9PM | Stamp Colony Ballroom

Sponsors: AISU, MICA, Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs, and Governor's Office of Community Initiatives

Join the American Indian Student Union, the Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs, and the Governor's Office of Community Initiatives for the 2018 Native American Indian Heritage Month Kick-Off celebration. The celebration will encourage a reflection on the history, achievements, and contributions of the Native American, Indigenous, and Tribal communities in Maryland. The Kick-off will include: a panel discussion on "American Indians Thriving in Maryland", cultural performances, presentation of special awards, and much more. 

 

First Nation's Dances

Nov. 2nd | 12-1PM | SMC Campus Center, Fireplace Lounge (Univ of Maryland, Baltimore)

Sponsors: UMB

Learn the meaning behind the dances of Native American people while enjoying music, dancing, food, and so much more.

 

2018 BIG 10 Native Conference: Post-Conference Workshop

Nov. 5th | 6:45PM | Calvert Conference Room in The Stamp

Sponsors: AISU and MICA

A workshop led by American Indian Student Union (AISU) members to discuss their afterthoughts and learnings from this year's Annual Big 10 Native Conference, which took place at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

 

Native Roots Monologue

Nov. 7th | 6-8PM | Adele's in The Stamp

Sponsors: AISU and MICA

Come join AISU (American Indian Studient Union) & TOTUS Spoken Word Experience for a night of poetry. Refreshments provided.

 

Beyond UMD: Native Alums Share Their Story

Nov. 15th | 6PM | Grand Ballroom Lounge in The Stamp

Sponsors: AISU and MICA

Come hear Native professionals share their experiences post-UMD and their advice for Indigenous youth. They will discuss how they build community and stay grounded in their identity.

 

44th Annual BAIC Pow-Wow

Nov. 17th | 11AM-7PM | Building 4H, Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, MD

Sponsors: Baltimore American Indian Center

Join BAIC for the 44th Annual Pow-Wow. Experience the sights and sounds of a Native American Pow Wow through dancers and drummers. Browse and shop the Native craft and food vendors. Questions? baic.center@gmail.com

 

Traditional Storytelling: Native Voices

Nov. 20th | 12-1PM | SMC Campus Center, Fireplace Lounge (Univ of Maryland, Baltimore)

Sponsor: UMB

Come hear storyteller Dovie share traditional stories on the values and cultures of the diverse First Nations of North America.

 

Black Indigeneity in Conversation: Reimagining Justice 

Nov. 27th | 6-8PM | Prince George's Room

Sponsor: AISU and MICA

A panel discussion with Black scholars and activists to examine the way "justice" currently lives within Blackness and Indigeneity in hopes of mobilizing marginalized communities.