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2021 President’s Convocation and Campus Blessing
Thu, August 26, 2021, 10:30 am–12:00 pm
Join the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) on Thursday, August 26, for the IAIA 2021 President’s Convocation. This event will begin at 10:30 am (MDT) in the Dance Circle with a four-directions campus blessing with Dr. Jessie Ryker-Crawford (White Earth Chippewa), Alvin Sandoval (Diné), Paul Quintana (Cochiti Pueblo), and Delight Talawepi (Hopi). Following the campus blessing, Convocation will begin in the Performing Arts and Fitness Center (PAFC) Gym at 11 am with a welcome address from IAIA President Dr. Robert Martin (Cherokee Nation), and a keynote address from IAIA Alumna Kathleen Wall (Jemez Pueblo) ’14. After Convocation, join the IAIA community for a barbecue with kickball at noon. All staff, faculty, and students will need a valid IAIA ID card for lunch.
The IAIA 2021 President’s Convocation will be live-streamed for our off-campus community members.