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The team behind “N. Scott Momaday: Words From a Bear.” Back row, from left: Michael Kantor, executive producer; Jill Momaday; Shirley Sneve, executive producer; Gus Palmer Jr.; Jeffrey Palmer, director. Front row: N. Scott Momaday. The film is part of PBS’ “American Masters” series. Filmmaker Jeff Palmer tells Native Americans’ untold stories

Jeff Palmer grew up taking long walks with his father in the Wichita Mountains of southwestern Oklahoma. Palmer’s father, a linguist and a native Kiowa speaker, told him ancient Kiowa stories about the granite-capped peaks and rolling hills around them.

Ariel view of the CALS Quad, Ithaca campus Dark Laboratory to amplify Black, Indigenous voices

Dark Laboratory, a “humanities incubator” for digital storytelling with a special focus on Black and Indigenous voices in upstate New York, will go public on Oct. 12, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, with a virtual gathering and website launch open to all.

Photo of Stephen Henhawk, a Cayuga speaker and historian, in a blue shirt in front of a scenic background New Cayuga language class focuses on nature, culture

For the first time in Cornell’s history, students this year can take a class to learn the language of the Cayuga Nation, whose traditional territory is now home to Cornell’s Ithaca campus. The launch of the class coincides with the United Nations…

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Critical Moves: Performance in Theory & Movement

A new initiative from the Cornell University Department of Performing and Media Arts, the Asian American Studies Program, and the Latina/o Studies Program is enabling students to put into practice…

Latina/o Studies Fridays with Faculty Seminar Series

The Latina/o Studies Program Fridays with Faculty seminar offers an opportunity for Latina/o and non-Latina/o students of all levels and disciplines to meet faculty and administrators from across the…

Virtual Vibrance: Making, Shaking, Breaking Performance

On October 30–31, the Department of Performing and Media Arts (PMA), Cornell Ambassadors for Media and Performance (CAMP), and Graduate Researchers in Media and Performing Arts (GRMPA) offer three…