June Virtual Book Club – To Shape A Dragon’s Breath

June Virtual Book Club – To Shape A Dragon’s Breath

Wednesday, June 26th7PM – 9PMThis is a virtual event. Looking to expand your reading list and discuss a variety of issues and topics important to Native people? Please join our virtual book club, As They Speak: Native Voices in Today’s Literature. Based on a...
Bark Rattle Workshop with Richard Chrisjohn

Bark Rattle Workshop with Richard Chrisjohn

Saturday, June 22nd10:00AM – 12:00PM Join Richard Chrisjohn (Oneida) for an interesting and informative workshop in which participants will make an elm bark rattle or bark rattle necklace. Chrisjohn is a fourth generation woodcarver who lives on the St. Regis...
Connecticut Open House Day

Connecticut Open House Day

Saturday, June 8th11:00AM – 4:00PM As part of the 20th annual Connecticut Open House Day, visit the Institute for American Indian Studies to learn about the more than 12,000-year history of Connecticut’s Native American inhabitants. Museum educators and docents...
Connecticut Trails Day Walk – Barking Up The RIGHT Tree

Connecticut Trails Day Walk – Barking Up The RIGHT Tree

Sunday, June 2nd10:00AM – 12:00PM Did you know that late spring and early summer is the best season to peel bark off of a tree?  As such, it was the ideal time for local Native American communities to build and repair their traditional dwellings, crafts baskets,...
May Virtual Book Club – Wandering Stars: A Novel

May Virtual Book Club – Wandering Stars: A Novel

Wednesday, May 29th7:00PM – 9:00PMThis is a virtual event Looking to expand your reading list and discuss a variety of issues and topics important to Native people? Please join our virtual book club, As They Speak: Native Voices in Today’s Literature. Based on a...
Brick Stitch Beading Workshop with Eva Newell

Brick Stitch Beading Workshop with Eva Newell

Saturday, May 11th1:00PM – 3:00PM For thousands of years, many Native peoples have decorated clothing and items with materials found in nature, such as shell, stones, seeds and porcupine quills. In more recent centuries, multi-colored glass beads have become a...
We Ride For Her Community Screening and Panel Discussion

We Ride For Her Community Screening and Panel Discussion

Saturday, May 4th5:00PM – 7:30PM Each year, thousands of women, men, children, and 2 Spirit Native Americans go missing or are found murdered in the United States and Canada. Gaps in data make the true scope difficult to estimate, but the murder rate of Native...