1206 W. Nevada Street in Urbana (NAH)
Event Type: Ceremony/Service
Speaker Information: Dr. Daniel R. Wildcat
The NAH staff wishes to invite you to a Community Welcome event on Friday, May 12, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Native American House (1206 W. Nevada Street in Urbana) to greet and receive Dr. Wildcat to our campus. Lunch will be provided, and all are welcome!
Dr. Wildcat is a professor of Indigenous and American Indian Studies at Haskell Indian Nations University (Haskell) and is an accomplished scholar who writes on Indigenous knowledge, technology, environment, and education. He is the author and editor of several books: Power and Place: Indian Education in America with Vine Deloria, Jr.; Destroying Dogma: Vine Deloria's Legacy on Intellectual America with Steve Pavlik; and Red Alert: Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge. Recently, Dr. Wildcat helped procure a $20 million research grant for Haskell from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for Rising Voices, Changing Coasts: The National Indigenous and Earth Sciences Convergence Hub, the largest research award ever granted by the NSF to a tribal college or university.
Sponsor: The Native American House (NAH)