Indigenous students at SU visit the chancellor's residence

In honor of Native Heritage Month (NHM), Syracuse University’s Multicultural Affairs, within the Division of the Student Experience, hosts a series of events in the month of November in collaboration with campus departments and student organizations.

Native Heritage Month is to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people.

Celebrating November as Native Heritage Month

In honor of Native Heritage Month (NHM), Multicultural Affairs in collaboration with campus departments and student organizations have organized events throughout November. Visit the University Events Calendar for complete details.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 3 – Each One, Inspired Artist Talk:  Ronnie-Leigh Goeman, Syracuse University Art Museum, Shaffer Art Building, 12:15 – 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 6 – “The Good Mind” Film Screening and Panel Discussion, Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building,  2 -4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 9 – “Indigenous Student Affairs: Institutional and Relational Responsibilities” by Stephanie Waterman ’83, G’04, 128 Schine, 5-7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 10 – “Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women” by Portia Kayanthos Skenandore-Wheelock G’18,  J.D. College of Law, 105 Hall of Languages, 6–8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 11 – Canandaigua Treaty Day, 227th Anniversary, Canandaigua, New York
  • Sunday, Nov. 14 – Indigenous Faculty Meal w/Indigenous Living Learning Community, 113 Euclid Ave., 5–7 p.m.
  • Monday, Nov. 15 – Small Conversation-based Gathering with Professor Robin Kimmerer, ESF, 113 Euclid Ave., 5-7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 16 – Each One, Inspired Artist Talk:  Grant Wade Johnson, 121 Shaffer Art Building, 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 17 – “Indian Collectables: Appropriations and Resistance in the Haudenosaunee Homelands” by Scott Stevens, Director, Native American and Indigenous Studies,  Remote, noon
  • Wednesday, Nov. 17 – “Disability and Native American History” by Kate Pollack, Coordinator, Disability Cultural Center,  Room TBA, 5 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 19 – Moon Ceremony with Diane Schenandoah, Honwadiyenawa’sek/One who helps them, Barnes Center at The Arch, Place TBA,  6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Nov. 29 – Native Heritage Month Closing Social Dance, Skybarn, 5–8 p.m.

Join the Native Heritage Month celebration by following and sharing photos using #cuseNHM on your favorite social media platform!

For more information or to request accommodations, please contact Regina Jones or by calling 315.443.9676.