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March 4, 2017

30th Annual Carolina Indian Circle Pow-Wow

The American Indian Center encourages you attend this year’s powwow and explore the rich culture of indigenous peoples in North Carolina, many of which are also part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus community. There will be Native dance exhibitions, displays of traditional arts and crafts, and opportunities available for the public to taste genuine traditional foods. All are welcome to this family-friendly event! General admission is $4, and admission with a student ID is $2.…

Start: March 4, 2017 @ 11:00 am
End: March 4, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: Fetzer Hall, Gym A
Phone: 919.843.7529
210 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Cost: 2

March 23, 2017

Daniel Sayers, ‘A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp’

In the first thorough archaeological examination of this unique region, Daniel Sayers exposes and unravels the complex social and economic systems developed by these defiant communities that thrived on the periphery. He develops an analytical framework based on the complex interplay between alienation, diasporic exile, uneven geographical development and modes of production to argue that colonialism and slavery inevitably created sustained critiques of American capitalism. Sayers is an associate professor of anthropology at American University. This talk is part of…

Start: March 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
End: March 23, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: Sonja Haynes Stone Center
Phone: 919.962.9001
150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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