News & Events

  • The Holly Fell Sateia Award honored N. Bruce Duthu ’80, the Samson Occom Professor of Native American Studies and an internationally recognized expert on Native American law and policy whose scholarly works include Shadow Nations: Tribal Sovereignty and the Limits of Legal Pluralism (2013) and American Indians and the Law (2008). He recently co-produced Dawnland, a documentary film...

  • Colin Calloway’s latest book uses George Washington to teach Native American history.

    "In more than 25 years of teaching at Dartmouth, Colin Calloway, the John Kimball Jr. 1943 Professor of Native American Studies, has worked to return Native Americans to their central role in the story of America. Then, in his latest book, Calloway happened upon the perfect vehicle to bring the...

  • A documentary film about Native American children forcibly removed from their tribal homes and placed into non-Native foster families comes to the Hopkins Center for the Arts this month, and to public television stations in November.  Dawnland, described by the Hop as “a story of stolen children,” was co-produced by N. Bruce...

  • The John Kimball Jr. Professor and Professor of History and Native American Studies was awarded the Jerome Goldstein Award for Distinguished Teaching. To read the full Dartmouth News announcement, click here.

  • Kaitlin Reed (Yurok/Hupa/Oneida) is an enrolled member of the Yurok Tribe in northwestern California. She obtained her B.A. degree in Geography at Vassar College and her M.A. degree in Native American Studies at the University of California, Davis. Kaitlin is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Native American Studies at UC Davis. Her dissertation is entitled From Gold Rush to Green Rush: Marijuana Cultivation on Yurok Tribal Lands and examines the ecological and cultural impacts of...

  • The Hood Museum of Art has appointed Jami Powell as the museum’s first associate curator of Native American art. 

    “I am incredibly honored to be joining the Hood Museum of Art and Dartmouth—institutions with long-standing relationships with American Indian students, scholars, artists, and communities,” says Powell, who will join the Hood team in May.

    To read the full Dartmouth News announcement, please click...

  • The program’s academic efforts help students get a sense of what life was like for American Indians who once called much of the Northeast home. Professor Nick Reo said the larger purpose of the class is to shed light on indigenous peoples’ connections to nature.

    “If we’re going to talk about indigenous ways of understanding the world, we need to learn directly from Native people,” said Reo, who is a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa Tribe in...

  • The new book, by Professor Colin Calloway, is “brilliantly presented and refreshingly original,” writes The Wall Street Journal, which calls the book an essential entry in literature on Washington.

    Please click here to read the full article.

  • The Native Americans at Dartmouth (NAD) and Native American Program (NAP) have hosted the Dartmouth Pow-Wow since 1973, attracting over one-thousand on-lookers annually.

    The Dartmouth Pow-Wow serves as an opportunity for members of both the Dartmouth and Upper Valley communities to observe, participate, and learn from a broad representation of Native American dances, music, and arts and crafts.

    When: Mother’s Day Weekend, May 12-13, 2018