2019 Indigenous Peoples Week at Humboldt - Humboldt State Now

2019 Indigenous Peoples Week at Humboldt

Native American students, faculty, and staff at Humboldt State University will host the 26th Annual Indigenous Peoples Week October 13-19. This event will focus on indigenous concerns and consist of films, art, panel discussions, potluck, dance, games, and more.

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The HSU Library is hosting the traveling exhibit “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness,” which will be celebrated at a Library reception on Tuesday, Oct., 2 – 3 p.m.

Indigenous Peoples Day was first adopted in 1992 by Berkeley, California in place of Columbus Day in order to bring awareness to the injustices that took place against Native Americans as a result of Columbus’s “discovering America.” This year, Washington, D.C. joins the eight states and 130 cities that have legally changed from Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day.

Sunday, Oct. 13

5 – 7 p.m., D Street Center
A Home Away From Home Potluck

Monday, Oct. 14

Noon – 1 p.m., HSU Quad
IPW Kick Off- In Resistance of Columbus

5:30 p.m.
Dual Art Opening: Process & Pattern and Native Forum Lobby Reception

Tuesday, Oct. 15

Noon – 2 p.m., BSS 162
A talk with Lorelei Williams & Annita Luchesi & Cutcha Risling-Baldy On human trafficking & healing from sexual violence

2 – 3 p.m., HSU Library Lobby
Native Voices Open Reception

5:30 p.m., BSS 162
Butterflies In Spirit: Building capacity, skills and knowledge sharing through dance as a method of healing with Lorelei Williams (Skatin Nation, Sts’Ailes First Nation). Dance for healing sexual violence and trafficking

Wednesday, Oct. 16

1 p.m., HSU Library second floor
California Indian Presentation for Native Voices Exhibit

4 – 6 p.m., BSS 162
Dodging Bullets-Surviving Intergenerational Trauma Film and post-film discussion with Professor Rain Marshall. More about the movie at: https://dodgingbullets.org/

Thursday, Oct. 17

5 – 6 p.m., BSS 162
Wildlife EcoSeries With Guest Speaker Keith Parker, Yurok Fish Biologist

5:30 p.m., Founders Hall 118
Sustainable Futures Speaker Series Jen Marlow & Michael Gerace

6 – 8 p.m., BSS 162
Indigenous Mental Health Clinician Panel

Friday, Oct. 18

Noon to 1 p.m.,
ITEPP Open House- come play Cards for Decolonization

Saturday, Oct. 19

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.,
Humboldt Area Foundation 363 Indianola Rd
Promo Artist Meyo Marrufo’s Art & Finger Doodle Lessons

7 – 9 p.m., Eureka Theater 612 F St
From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock: A Reporter’s Journey film screening – a part of IPW, how a 10-week shooting war with the FBI sparked four decades of change in Indian Country.

For more information or accommodations call: ITEPP 707-826-3672, INRSEP 707-826-4998, NAS 707-826-4329.