Stony Brook University is celebrating Native American Heritage Month (NAHM)throughout the month of November, acknowledging the rich contributions of native and indigenous peoples with a series of events across campus:
An Interview with Unkechaug Indian Nation Chief Harry Wallace
Tuesday, November 28, 4 pm, The Shore Club SAC 169
Henry B. Wallace is Chief of the Unkechaug Indian Nation, a licensed attorney, is also cofounder of Stony Brook’s Algonquian Language Revitalization Project in the Department of Linguistics and established the Native Peoples Scholarship for Unkechaug Nation members. He will discuss various controversial topics surrounding indigenous culture. The event is sponsored by Diversity, Intercultural and Community Engagement (DICE) and the Faculty Student Association (FSA). The first 20 students who attend will receive the cookbook “The New Native Kitchen: Celebrating Modern Recipes of the American Indian” by Chef Freddie Bitsoie and James O. Fraioli.
Craft & Chat
Tuesday, November 14, 6 pm, Stony Brook Union 113
Engage in a conversation about colonialism and the misrepresentation of the first Thanksgiving. Create your own art inspired by the traditions of indigenous communities. All supplies provided at this free event. A taste of Native American cuisine and light refreshments will be served. Hosted by Diversity, Intercultural and Community Engagement (DICE).
Native American Inspired Menus at East Side Dining and West Side Dining
Mondays, November 13, 20, and 27 from 5-8 pm
Sponsored by Campus Dining and the Faculty Student Association (FSA), enjoy a Native American inspired dinner. Learn more at SBU Eats.