Special Event


Thu - Fri, Oct 6 to Oct 7, 5:00pm - 5:30pm


Harvard Divinity School

Thursday, October 6
5 pm
The Impact of God is Red on Native American Rights and Native American Religions

Suzan Harjo (Cheyenne & Hodulgee Muscogee), The Morning Star Institute, in conversation with
Phil Deloria, Harvard University
Convener: Joseph P. Gone (Aaniiih Gros Ventre ), Harvard University
Panel Discussion: 
Robert Warrior (Osage), University of Kansas
Michael McNally, Carleton College
Susan Hill (Mohawk), University of Toronto
Daniel Wildcat (Yuchi/Muscogee), Haskell Indian Nations University

Friday, October 7
8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:30 The Impact of God is Red on Theology
Speaker: Robert Warrior (Osage), University of Kansas
Convener: Ann Braude, Harvard Divinity School
Respondent: Michelle Sanchez, Harvard Divinity School

11:00-12:30 The Impact of God is Red on Religious Studies
Speaker: Michael McNally, Carleton College
Convener: Megan Minoka Hill (Oneida Nation WI), Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development
Anthony Trujillo (Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo), PhD candidate, Harvard University
Anca Wilkening, PhD candidate, Harvard University

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-3:00 The Impact of God is Red on Studies of Religion, Land and the Environment
Speaker: Susan Hill (Mohawk), University of Toronto
Convener: Kimberley Patton, Harvard University
Respondent: Zoe Todd (Métis/otipemisiw ), Carleton University

3:30-5:30 The Impact of God is Red in the Future
Speaker: Dan Wildcat, (Yuchi/Muscogee), Haskell Indian Nations University
Convener: Kelli Mosteller (Citizen Potawatomi Nation), Harvard University Native American Program
Respondents: Panel of students and young scholars

How does Vine Deloria, Jr.’s landmark text speak to the fields of religious studies, Native American studies, theology,
and environmental studies in the 21st century?

Cosponsored by the WCFIA Canada Program

Please register by Friday, September 30
Register for in-person participation here
For online participation, register for the Zoom link here
Questions? Please contact girsymposium22@gmail.com


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