Mark Trahant

If You Go Date: June 12, 2006 Modern Indian Identity Peace Chiefs at Work: Stories About Remarkable American Indian Leadership in This Generation Twenty-first-century Indian people face a particular and peculiar dilemma with history and time. Novelists and filmmakers have had extraordinary success in romanticizing the Western past, and one...

Phil Deloria

If You Go Date: April 16, 2007 Time: 7:00 PM Where: Eaton Humanities, Room 250 Modern Indian Identity University of Michigan Professor Phil Deloria will lecture at the University of Colorado at Boulder April 16 as part of a Center of the American West series aimed at improving understanding between...

Eva Marie Garroutte

If You Go Date: October 25, 2007 Time: 7:00PM Where: ATLAS Center, Room 100 Modern Indian Identity My Father’s Stories: Remembering Oklahoma The Center presents Dr. Eva Marie Garroutte in this fall’s Modern Indian Identity lecture. Professor Garroutte is the author of Real Indians: Identity, Community, and the Survival of...

Robert Mirabal

If You Go Date: March 19, 2008 Time: 7:00 PM Where: First United Methodist Church, Boulder, CO Modern Indian Identity An Evening with Robert Mirabal This was a very special evening with Grammy Award-winner Robert Mirabal. As a composer, songwriter, and musician, Mirabal has won many honors, including two-time Native...

Gerard Baker

If You Go Date: September 17, 2008 Time: 7:00 PM Where: Eaton Humanities, Room 150 Modern Indian Identity “Why I did what I did”: Sharing the American Indian Story in our National Parks The Center welcomed Superintendent Gerard Baker, the highest-ranking Native American in the National Park Service, to both...

David Treuer

If You Go Date: April 23, 2009 Time: 7:00 PM Modern Indian Identity The Center was proud to welcome David Treuer as the sixth guest in our Modern Indian Identity series. This series features contemporary Indian speakers telling their stories in ways that shatter misconceptions on what it means to...

Jim Enote

If You Go Date: September 17, 2009 Time: 7:00 PM Where: Benson Earth Sciences, Room 180 Modern Indian Identity Zuni farmer, museum director, and interrupted artist Jim Enote spoke at the University of Colorado at Boulder September 17 as part of the Center of the American West’s Modern Indian Identity...

Walter Echo-Hawk

If You Go Date: December 2, 2010 Time: 7:00PM Where: Benson Earth Sciences, Room 180 Modern Indian Identity “In the Courts of the Conqueror: A Native American Experience” We are pleased to announce Walter Echo-Hawk, a lawyer, tribal judge, scholar, and activist, as the eighth guest in our Modern Indian...