Past Events

Browse through the AIRC's past event flyers to view speakers we have hosted and activities we have facilitated for Native students and the entire UCSC community over the years.

The event flyers are organized from newest to oldest. Click on a flyer to enlarge it and read more. 

Check out our Annual Events page to see the events we host every year. Also, visit our YouTube channel to watch recordings of our latest events held via Zoom. 

 

  • Watch the recording of this event by going to the AIRC's YouTube channel!! Nerds of Color Unite with Dr. Lee Francis IV: Native Americans in Pop Culture and the Rise of Indigenerd!
  • Watch the recording of this event by going to the AIRC's YouTube channel!! Red & Black on Turtle Island: Community Dialogue on AfroNative Identities and Solidarities with Dr. John Brown Childs and Dr. Robert Keith Collins
  • Indigenizing Our Land and Food with Lyla June
  • AIRC Winter Film Series 2020
  • Jacob Meders presents Too Many Capitalists, Not Enough Indians: Indigenous Adjustments in the Western Narrative
  • Film Screening: Growing People
  • Amah Mutsun Speaker Series: Nothing to Celebrate: Reconsidering the Legacy of Portolá with Steven Newcomb, Dr. Alyce de Carteret, Chairman Valentin Lopez, Dr. Martin Rizzo, Dr. Donna Schindler, Deanna Rose Von Bargen, Toni Nash and Molly Arthur
  • Amah Mutsun Speaker Series: Indigenous Artists in the California Missions with Dr. Yve Chavez
  • American Indian Health Symposium: Hearts, Minds, and Futures with keynote speaker Dr. Emily Haozous
  • Film Screening: RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked The World
  • Native American Hip-Hop?!: Afro-Native Conquest and Popular Music Discovery with Chris Aplin
  • Powwow Teach-In with Dr. Rebecca Hernandez, Director of AIRC
  • Tzutu Kan: Maya Hip Hop
  • Amah Mutsun Speaker Series: Resurrecting the Past: Native Experiences and the California Mission Myth with Dr. Michelle Lorimer
  • Amah Mustun Speaker Series: Survivance & Sovereignty with Chairman Lopez
  • Indigethanx with guest Speaker Vicente Lara
  • Living Writer's Series Luncheon with Native author Toni Jensen
  • Weekly Wellness Event: The Art of Indigenous Resistance
  • Amah Mutsun Speaker Series: Honoring the Cultural Strengths of Native American and Latinx Studies with Dr. Rebecca Covarrubias
  • Indigenous Voices: Resisting Oil Extraction in the Colombian Cloud Forest with special guest Aura Tegría
  • AIRC Spring Quarter Movie Nights: A River Between Us
  • AIRC Spring Quarter Movie Nights: Songs My Brothers Taught Me
  • AIRC Spring Quarter Movie Nights: TRUDELL
  • A Conversation with Gregg McVicar, award-winning radio producer
  • Amah Mutsun Speaker Series: Native Histories, Colonial Lives and the Archaeology of Post-Mission Landscape in California with Professor Tsim Schneider
  • Film Screening: Can You Dig This? with conversation with Ron Finley, the Gangsta Gardner
  • An American Genocide: The United States and California Indian Catastrophe with Professor Benjamin Madley, Ph.D.
  • Living Writer's Series: Speculations in Color with Stephen Graham Jones and Christopher Rosales
  • Living Writer's Series: Speculations in Color
  • Amah Mutsun Speaker Series: Rethinking American Indian Health with guest speaker Dr. Virgil Moorehead
  • Drawing in the Garden with Megan Gnekow
  • Fall Welcome: Indigenous Knowledge Rising with Wahleah Johns
  • Amah Mutsun Speaker Series: The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code with Steve Newcomb
  • Seeking to Understand the Body: "Gloria Anzaldúa and Diabetes" AND Decolonize Your Diet: A Lunch Talk with Authors Professor Luz Calvo and Professor Catriona Rueda Esquibel
  • Appropriation or Appreciation: Further the Conversation with Dr. Natalie JK Baloy and Dr. Robin R. R. Gray
  • Cultural Appropriation or Cultural Appreciation with Dr. Adrienne Keene
  • Indigethanx with guest speakers Dr. Melissa K. Nelson and Dr. Enrique Salmón
  • Dancing with the Devil: Settler Colonialism, Gendered Violence and Indigenous Anti-Violence Activism with Dr. Kimberley Robertson
  • Amah Mutsun Speaker Series: Conversations with UCSC Scholars: Current Research in Indigenous Studies
  • Film Screening: Smoke Signals
  • Amah Mutsun Speaker Series: Understanding Traditional Native American Stewardship with Dr. M. Kat Anderson and Rick Flores
  • The African American / Native American Experience with Professor Robert Collins and UCSC Professor Emeritus John Brown Childs
  • Amah Mutsun Speaker Series: California Native Survivance  with keynote speakers Dr. Deborah Miranda and Hawk Rosales
  • Amah Mutsun Speaker Series: Honoring Indigenous Thought and Survivance