Indigenous Arts Education Series

Creative Writing and Music Production Workshop
Marc "Quese IMC" Frejo (Pawnee/Seminole)
November 2
6:00 - 8:00 PM

Shell Carving Demonstration
Sandy Fife (Muscogee Creek)
November 8
3:00 - 6:00 PM

Becoming a Mural Artist
Yatika Starr Fields (Muscogee Creek/Osage/Cherokee)
November 14
6:00 - 7:30 PM

Conversations about Adoption and Foster Care through Indian Child Welfare

In honor of American Indian Heritage and National Adoption Awareness Month, the Center for Tribal Studies invite you to attend this two-part panel forum.

Discussions will include speakers from Cherokee Nation and Muscogee (Creek) Nation Indian Child Welfare departments, ICW practicing attorney Trisha Archer, Senior Staff Attorney Steve Hager of Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, as well as from individuals sharing their own personal adoption stories.

This event will also provide an opportunity for individuals who are considering adoption and foster to inquire about Indian Child Welfare guidelines and legal process.

Trisha Archer – Attorney, Archer Law
Robyn Wind – Certification & Placement Program Manager, MCN
Steve Hager – Senior Staff Attorney, OK Indian Legal Services
Sally Wilson – Foster & Adoptive Home Recruiter, Cherokee Nation
Dr. Kimberli Lee – Adoptee; Associate Professor, NSU
Sharyse Monroe – Foster Parent
John Rozell – Foster Parent

Monday, November 13
5:30 - 7:30 PM
UC Redbud Rm

Native American Congressional Internship Workshop

The Center for Tribal Studies invites you to attend the Native American Congressional (Udall) Internship Workshop on Thursday, November 30 at 1:00 PM in the UC Morgan Rm, 3rd FL.

The workshop will be facilitated by Pete Cosar, Jr., Udall Scholar and Manager of Muscogee Creek Nation's Higher Education Department.

Thursday, November 30
1:00 PM
UC Morgan Rm, 3rd FL

46th Annual Symposium on the American Indian and Powwow

46th Annual Symposium on the American Indian and Powwow
April 16 - 21, 2018
UC Ballroom

Join us in April for our 46th Annual Symposium on the American Indian. The event will include a two-day film series, guest speakers, and powwow. For the agenda and more details, visit

Guest Speakers include:
Dr. Daniel Wildcat (Yuchi) – Professor, Haskell Indian Nations University
Elizabeth Homer (Osage) – Attorney, Homer Law, CHTD
Daryl Bladwin (Miami) – Linguist and Director, Myaamia Center
Dr. Lee Francis IV (Laguna) – National Director, Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers