Indigenous Cultures Festival

We hope you join us for educational activities and fun for the full family! All our events are free and open to the public.

Events Prior to April 8

  • April 5: Film Screening of Beans (2020) by Tracey Deer.

    • 7:00 PM at Haskell Auditorium
    • Beans (2020) tells the true story of the 78-day standoff between two Mohawk communities and government forces in 1990 Quebec, directed by Tracey Deer. *92 minute run time



Events on April 8, 2023

Educational Speaker Series

  • 11:00am - Powwow 101
  • 1:00pm - Gourd Dancing 101
  • 2:30pm - Indigenous Arts Initiative Presentation of Works
  • 4:00pm - Honoring Our Ancestors Panel/Presentation by KU First Nations Student Association
  • 5:00pm - Haskell Art Competition Showcase: History of Haskell Indian Nations University

Interactive Activities

  • 2:00pm - Fingerweaving Workshop
  • 2:00pm - Indigenous Hand Games
  • 4:00pm - Indigenous Hand Games

Children's Activities

  • 12:00pm - 4:00pm - Indigenous Children's Language & Literacy Activities
  • 12:00pm - 5:00pm - Indigenous Books with Ponak'azo
Native teacher shows a student how to grind corn
Jancita Warrington speaking into a microphone giving a presentation
Teaching handgames