November 2020

Soup and Stories

Submitted by analysa.allison on Mon, 11/30/2020 - 19:06

Sharing family meals and hearing stories are traditional ways Native Americans have increased resilience. Please join us to learn how to make a Three Sisters Soup followed by a story from Navajo Elder Gayle Dawes.

*First 30 youth (10-24) to sign up will receive ingredients to make the recipe* 

Urban Indian Center

2021 Tribal College Blanket Competition is OPEN!!!

Submitted by analysa.allison on Mon, 11/16/2020 - 14:48

"The American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills are challenging tribal college students to express their culture and identity through original designs for our next tribal college student blanket. Blanket sales will support College Fund scholarships. Textile design experience is not necessary to enter, and student winners will receive the following prizes:

Grand Prize Winner:

American Indian College Fund

Native American Curriculum Initiative

Submitted by analysa.allison on Mon, 11/16/2020 - 09:11
Native American Curriculum Initiative
The Arts Education Program of Utah Arts & Museums has partnered with BYU Arts Partnership to develop the Native American Curriculum Initiative. The following lessons have been carefully written in order to honor and respect each tribal nation's wishes:
BYU Arts Partnership

Lesson about Utah American Indians

Submitted by analysa.allison on Fri, 11/13/2020 - 14:10

In partnership with the Utah Division of Indian Affairs, the American West Center has developed and produced these teaching guides and lesson plans for teaching the history, culture, and current issues of Utah’s American Indian tribes in the fourth and seventh grade Utah history classes and high school social studies classes.

American Indian Series: Billy Mills

Submitted by analysa.allison on Tue, 11/03/2020 - 14:07

"Join us via Zoom, to hear from Billy Mills, Oglala Lakota tribal member and 1964 Olympic Gold Medalist. Sharing a memorable and inspiring presentation on his athletic career along with the organization he started following his Olympic success, Running Strong for American Indian Youth. It will include an opportunity for guests to ask questions. Please share with anyone interested."

BYU American Indian Studies