Departmental Events

First Contact! As Told by a Cherokee Historian of the Secret Nigthhawk Keetoowah Society in 1905

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4:10 pm | 11/3/2021 | 1303 Dwinelle Hall (mask required) and Live on Zoom | Until 5:00 pm | 11/3/2021

Dr. Eva Marie Garroutte

Please join us for a special presentation by Professor Eva Garroutte of a rare Cherokee document which focuses on how Cherokees understood and described their historical experience of invasion and colonization.


Meeting via Zoom (link provided with RSVP; event is open to the public) or in person (UC Berkeley, 1303 Dwinelle Hall, mask & proof of vaccination required).

A citizen of the Cherokee Nation, Dr. Eva Marie Garroutte taught in the Department of Sociology and the Native American Studies programs, the University of Tulsa (Oklahoma) and Boston College (Massachusetts). She is Research Associate professor at Boston College and now lives on the Cherokee reservation in Oklahoma.

This event is hosted by the Language Revitalization Working Group, the Designated Emphasis in Indigenous Language Revitalization, and the History of Art Department and co-sponsored by the Center for Race and Gender and the Townsend Center for the Humanities at UC Berkeley.



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