The Gazette interviewed Kristen Carpenter ’98, Oneida Indian Nation Visiting Professor of Law, about the current relations between Native Americans and state and federal government.
Native Americans from many tribes make up a small but vital segment of the Harvard community.
“Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and Stories of Native American Women” is on view through May 28 at the Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery. The exhibit features 25 photos of Native American women, with interviews, written narratives, music, and song.
A new project to digitize petitions from Native Americans to the Massachusetts legislature seeks to illuminate the history of the region’s native peoples, for scholars, students, and the tribes themselves.
Shelly C. Lowe, the executive director of the Harvard University Native American Program and a leading advocate for Native Americans in higher education, has been confirmed by the United States Senate and appointed by President Obama to join the National Council on the Humanities.
A freshman peers into the dawn of Harvard, as he works on the Indian College excavation site.
The Harvard University Native American Program sponsored the annual Harvard Powwow celebration that brought together Native American singers, dancers, and drummers at the Radcliffe Yard on Aprl 28.
A ceremony under soggy skies on Sept. 8 kicked off the semester’s exploration of the archaeology of Harvard Yard. The event included speeches from University officials, and Native Americans from the Harvard community and the region.
Harvard Summer School students broke ground June 29 for the biennial archaeology class investigating the long history of Harvard Yard. Students will resume the search for traces of the Harvard Indian College, where the College’s first Indian students lived and studied.
A winter break trip to the Navajo Nation in New Mexico shows the realities of poverty to a group of Harvard undergraduates.
Leader of the Choctaw Nation visits Harvard classroom to discuss how he helped the Indian tribe to reorganize and solve many of its own problems.
As the new executive director of the Harvard University Native American Program, Shelly Lowe plans to help Native American students utilize the resources that are available to them through the University.