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46th Annual Symposium on the American Indian call for proposals deadline extended

(Tahlequah, Oklahoma) --  The deadline to submit proposals to present at the 46th Annual Symposium on the American Indian has been extended to Jan. 26.

The 46th Annual Symposium on the American Indian will be April 16-21 on the Northeastern State University campus in Tahlequah. The theme “Walking with our Ancestors: Preserving Culture and Honoring Tradition” will provide a space for the Indigenous community across all generations to examine history and reflect on how the collective past influences who Indigenous peoples are today. While Indigenous communities may look different, they still manage to maintain their identity and hold fast to their language, sovereignty and Indigenous ways of living.

Proposals should focus on one of the following: cultural preservation; Indigenous knowledge (multi-disciplinary); history from an Indigenous perspective; intergenerational/historical trauma (impact, healing, etc.); tribal sovereignty; and/or language revitalization. The committee will conduct a blind review of each proposal. Proposals are being accepted online at

The Symposium on the American Indian is a community event. There is no registration fee and events are open to the public. Funding has been provided by the Oklahoma Arts Council and Oklahoma Humanities Council.

For more information, visit and follow the link to the NSU Symposium. Individuals may also contact the Center for Tribal Studies for more information at or 918-444-4350.

Published: 1/8/2018 2:20:23 PM

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