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Professor Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Presents "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, November 5, 2014
12:00 - 1:30 PM
6275 Bunche Hall

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is a historian and professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies at California State University, Hayward. She is the author of Red Dirt: Growing Up Okie(Verso), The Great Sioux Nation, and Roots of Resistance, among other books.

This event is co-sponsored by the UCLA Department of History, UCLA American Indian Studies Center, and Gary B. Nash Chair Fund.


Who We Be: The Colorization of America Talk and Signing with Jeff Chang
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
4:00 PM
Humanities A51

Presented by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center

Jeff Chang received his Masters in Asian American Studies at UCLA and he has written extensively on culture, politics, the arts, and music. His book, Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation, garnered the American Book Award and several other honors. Co-founder of ColorLines and CultureStr/ke, he was also named by The Utne Reader as one of “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World.” He serves as the Executive Director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University.

Co-Sponsored by:
Institute of American Cultures, American Indian Studies Center, American Indian Studies Interdepartmental Program, Asian American Studies Department, Bunche Center for African American Studies, Cesar E. Chavez Department of Chicana/o Studies, Chicano Studies Research Center, Department of African American Studies, Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies Undergraduate Association, Asian American Studies Graduate Student Association, and Asian Pacific Council.


Sundance Institute and UCLA American Indian Studies Center Present: This May Be the Last Time (2014), November 8, 2014
5:30 pm
The Autry in Griffith Park: Wells Fargo Theater

Free admission; reservations highly recommended at

More than fifty years after his grandfather mysteriously disappeared, filmmaker Sterlin Harjo (Seminole and Creek) explores how music helped his community to cope with the loss and examines the role song has played in Native American cultures. This May Be the Last Time (90 min.) premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

After the screening, guests are invited to attend a special catered reception with Sterlin Harjo in the museum lobby.

This event is presented in conjunction with the Autry’s annual American Indian Arts Marketplace, a weekend celebration of Native American arts and culture.


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Box 957244
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7244
(310) 825-6815



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