Upcoming NAECC Events

Spring 2019 

Reception to Welcome Bepkadjoiti Kayapó and Simone Giovine - Kayapó Béture Filmmakers
Mon, Feburary 11  |  4:00 - 6:00 pm  |  NAECC
Come meet the filmmakers and learn about their work with the Béture Collective, a group of Indigenous Kayapó-Mebengokre Filmmakers that work with the non-governmental organization the Protected Forest Association.  

Béture Collective: Filmmaking in the Amazon with Bepkadjoiti Kayapo and Simone Giovine
Tues, February 12  |  1:30 - 3:00 pm  |  STONE 154
Simone Giovine (Filmmaker and co-founder of the Kayapó Beture Filmmaking Collective) and Bepkadjoiti Kayapó (filmmaker part of Kokojagoti Collective and Beture Collective) will talk about the work of the Béture Collective - a group of indigenous Kayapó-Mẽbêngôkre Filmmakers that work with the nongovernmental organization the Protected Forest Association. The nucleus of the Béture Collective, made up of 15 filmmakers from different villages, is a movement that is steadily growing with more and more young people from different communities involved. This intimate, roundtable discussion will provide students and faculty with a chance to speak with Indigenous filmmakers about their work.  

NAECC Movie Night: “Heenetiineyoo3eihiiho' = Language Healers”
Wed, February 27  |  6:00 - 7:30 pm  |  NAECC
To celebrate 2019 international year of Indigenous Languages, join us in this film screening. “A documentary that tells the story of Native Americans who are striving to revitalize their languages. From Alaska to Oklahoma and Wisconsin to Montana, we witness stories about their importance of saving Native American languages and meet some of the people who are working hard to heal these national treasures.”

Welcome Reception Honoring Ishmael Hope
Mon, April 1  |  4:00 - 6:00 pm  |  NAECC
Join us in welcoming Visiting Scholar, Ishmael Hope, to campus as part of a one-week residency program. Hope is a gifted Alaska Native storyteller, educator, and writer and he incorporates his Inupiaq and Tlingit heritages into his stories. Meet and mingle with Hope and enjoy light refreshments with us. This program is a collaboration with the Honors College. Sponsored by: NAECC, held in collaboration with Honors College.

Alaska Native Storytelling with Ishmael Hope
Tues, April 2  |  6:00 - 7:30 pm  |  Honors Hall
Alaskan Native Storyteller Ishmael Hope will share traditional stories from his Tlingit and Inupiaq heritage focused on respect for elders, Mother Earth, and including life lessons and stories of perseverance. This interactive presentation will provide the opportunity for students to gain deeper insight into Indigenous traditions and connection to communities. Sponsored by: NAECC, held in collaboration with Honors College.


More events coming soon!





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