News and information from the Indigenous Studies Working Group

View the most recent meeting notes from the Indigenous Studies Working Group, as well as reports and transcripts from other events on and off campus.

We had a working lunch co-sponsored by the SFS Diversity office November 2023. Notes are available. Contact Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer

We had a series of “coffee and conversation” workshops. Contact Shelbi Nahwilet Meissner (new window) or Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer for themes and podcast resources. Spring semester, 2021, 4-5:15.

Disability Studies sponsored Cowlitz Nation writer Elissa Washuta: White Magic Tuesday, October 5, 7 p.m. ET. For zoom recording, contact Professor Jennifer Fink < (new window)>.

Past symposia

Our Gender, Indigeneity and Migration symposium at GU was held June 16, 2-4:30 pm. Please contact (new window) for access to the recording. Speakers included Alexandra Xanthaki, Juanita Cabrera Lopez, and Laura Cahier.

Indigenous Peoples and the Inter-American System of Human Rights: Securing Pathways to Justice?

Recorded on April 16, 2019. A video is available on request.

Indigenous Peoples and the Inter-American System of Human Rights: Securing Pathways to Justice? 

McGhee Library, Intercultural Center (ICC)


What Can we Learn from Siberian Shamans?: A Lecture with Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer

October 11, 7:30-9:00 pm at the Jungian Society of Washington

Archived Event: Social Justice in the World of Conservationism November, 2019