The Power of Native Voice

A series of virtual programs

Upcoming Programs



Apr
9–30
Portrait of National Poet Laureate Joy Harjo

Indigenous Poetry: Resilience

Reflecting on months filled with tribulations, indigenous poets offer inspiration as they recite poems on resilience. Celebrate National Poetry Month with a poetry reading from Indigenous poets including National Poet Laureate Joy Harjo (Muscogee/Creek), Kealoha (Native Hawaiian), Natalia Diaz (Mojave/Akimel O'otham) and Jamaica Osorio (Native Hawaiian).

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Apr
22–25
Landscape with bright green grass and clouds in the share of continents

Living Earth Virtual Festival 2021 | Part I: The Business of Agriculture in Indian Country

This online experience will stream on demand over four days. Presentations will include exploring agriculture trends, innovations, and sustainability in Native communities with a focus on Native agricultural businesses.

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Apr
22–25
Smiling young woman sitting on the ground in front of mountains

Youth in Action: Sustainable Agriculture

In celebration of Earth Day, join young Indigenous activists to discuss the role traditional ecological knowledge plays in their work as young farmers and entrepreneurs.

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May
1–31
Two woman dancing in front of a sunset

The Story of the Lūʻau: Dance and Cooking Demonstration

Explore the story of the Native Hawaiian tradition of lūʻau and learn why it plays such an important role in Hawaiian culture.

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May
19
Photograph of two code talkers

Native American Code Talkers: A Lasting Legacy

Join us as author and anthropologist/historian William C. Meadows reveals how Native American "code talkers" played a key role in important battles and campaigns—and helped save many lives.

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May
20
Young people paddling in a canoe

Youth in Action: Ecological Knowledge in Pacific Coastal Communities

Join us in conversation with young Indigenous activists from across the Pacific who are using traditional ecological practices to combat threats to the ocean resources their communities have protected and thrived on for thousands of years.

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