Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

Monday, October 12, 2020 at 7:00am to 8:00pm

Virtual Event

Learn about and experience a wide variety of Indigenous cultures and join our Indigenous community in our First Annual IPD Celebration on October 12th!


The MIT American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) and the MIT Native American Student Association (NASA) welcome you to our Indigenous Peoples Day! We have a FULL day of awesome events!! We'll be having a single Zoom link for the entire day, so please feel free to jump in and out for the events that seem most interesting to you! Details for each event and talk, and the Zoom link will be made available to everyone who RSVPs in the following link: https://tinyurl.com/MITIPD20


7:00am-7:30am: Sunrise Ceremony - MIT Alumni Roger Paul, Newell Lewey, & Tracy Kelley

9:30am-10:00am: Musical Performance - The Huntley Brook Singers

10:00am-11:00am: Indigenous Knowledge and Science - Elder Dr. Albert Marshall & Dr. Darren Ranco

12:00pm-12:30pm: What Are MIT's Indigenous Students up To? - Alvin Harvey

12:30pm-1:00pm: Healing Trauma Through Traditional Foods - Mariah Gladstone

2:00pm-2:30pm: Reconciliation Through Engineering - Eli Enns

2:30pm-3:00pm: Native Invisibility and A Guide to Indigenous D.C. - Dr. Elizabeth Rule

5:00pm-6:30pm: Fireside Chat w/ MLK Scholar Patricia Saulis and Professor Craig Wilder

7:30pm-8:00pm: Musical Performance - Mawitan'ej E’pijig

8:00pm-Whenever!: Talking Circle


Please feel free to share with friends and family! EVERYONE is welcome.

Event Type

Conferences/Seminars/Lectures, Meetings/Gatherings, Workshops/Fairs, Institute Holidays

Events By Interest

Religious/Spiritual, Diversity/Inclusion, Arts/Music/Film, General

Events By Audience

Public, MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff



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