Pomona College’s Gender and Women’s Studies program held a virtual feminist theory symposium last week featuring speaker Audra Simpson, a political anthropologist, and professor at Columbia University.
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Maria Jesus, graduate student at Claremont Graduate University, discussed the importance of native plants – based on her research in the southern Inyo Mountains – during California Botanic Gardens monthly virtual lecture series “Conservation Stories.”
Faculty and students at the University of La Verne acknowledged the struggles of Native Americans at the hands of their oppressors throughout history and reflected on the water Angelenos use at the Indigenous People’s Day event on Monday via Zoom.
Judy Holiday, associate professor of rhetoric and communication studies, spoke on the topics of societal assumptions and perceptions of violence, and on the topic of Western personhood and how it relates to indigenous and feminist ideologies Tuesday via WebEx before an online audience of 37.
The annual Acorn Festival was held Sunday in the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens in Claremont, celebrating and recognizing Tongva traditions.
Trevor Thomson, a member of the Karuk tribe, shared some traditional stories from his tribe with students on Wednesday in the Ludwick Center for Spirituality, Cultural Understanding, and Community Engagement.
The University invited members of the Tongva tribe and the surrounding indigenous community on Saturday to recognize their contributions and native land that the campus now occupies.
In honor of Native American Day, Julia Bogany, a Native American activist and Tongva tribe member, recognized contributions of the land that the University of La Verne occupies, to roughly 50 people on Sept. 25.
Pomona College Museum of Art hosted an exhibit Feb. 8 focused on the ecological issues that whales and indigenous communities face.
Native American dancers perform a deer hunting dance at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Gardens’ Acorn Festival Nov 18. Traditionally the dance was done to bless the indigenous people before their hunt.