We Need To Talk About American Indian Lands

When

Mar. 8, 2022, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Auditorium

Description

UNLV acknowledges and honors the Indigenous communities of this region, and recognizes that the university is situated on the traditional homelands of the Nuwuvi, Southern Paiute People. This discussion will address the history of American Indians in the Southwest region. The conversation will focus on issues related to land ownership, housing, cultural celebrations, politics, education, and healthcare within tribal communities.

Host: Claytee White
Director, UNLV Oral History Research Center

Guest panelists

  • Alfreda Mitre, Councilwoman, Las Vegas Paiute Tribe and former senior tribal policy Advisor, EPA Region 8
  • William Bauer, Director, American Indian & Indigenous Studies; professor, Department of History, UNLV

Live streaming provided by UNLV TV.

 

Admission Information

Open to all.

Contact Information

Su Kim Chung

External Sponsor

We Need To Talk: Conversations on Racism For A More Resilient Las Vegas is a program sponsored by the UNLV Libraries and the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs.