4th Annual Native Crossroads Film Festival and Symposium: “Elements”
When: April 7-9
Where: Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
The festival will feature films, documentaries, animations, and a panel on the theme of elements and their role in Indigenous life, showcasing the most innovative works in Indigenous cinema. More information available here.
Generations in Modern Pueblo Painting: The Art of Tonita Peña and Joe Herrera
When: Thursday, April 7, 5 p.m.
Where: Mary Eddy and Fred Jones Auditorium, Fred Jones, Jr. Museum of Art
W. Jackson Rushing III, Carver Chair in Native American Art, will lecture on the evolution of Native American pueblo paintings. More information available here.
OU 4 N7
When: Friday, April 15, 10am-2pm
Where: OU Campus, Everest Training Facility
**Speakers and volunteers from the OU American Indian Student Association will work with Native American students ages 10-12 throughout the state in this event aimed to promote physical activity involvement in the community.
***VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Arrive at 8am for short training. Sign up for any time you’re available! Email Maddie Stein at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
The Indigenous Peoples, Law, and Power Symposium: The Indian Child Welfare Act
When: April 15, Friday, 8:30-5:00pm
Where: Dick Bell Courtroom, OU College of Law
**Co-hosted by The OU College of Law, The American Indian Law Review, The College of Arts & Sciences, and the Native American Studies Department
***RSVP requested. RSVP here!
Social Justice Panel on Indigenous Issues
When: Sunday, April 17, 10 a.m.
Where: West Wind Unitarian Universalist Congregation
A panel discussing Indigenous issues including but not limited to: overall policy with impacts on indigenous peoples, environmental and reproductive justice, and Indigenous representation in the media. More info here.
Heartbeat of the Native Soul Honor Singing for Calvin Saumty
When: Wednesday, April 27, 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: Jacobson House
All drummers and singers welcome. Potluck following the singing. More information available here.