Native American Heritage Month
November 2022

The University of Missouri celebrates Native American Heritage Month every November. All events are free and open to the public. Return to this page throughout the month as we add new events to the list. To add your program(s) to the list, please contact

Nov. 4, 2022

Reservation Dogs Movie Discussion

3-4 p.m. 220, Townsend Hall

Hosted by The Bridge

The final Bridge movie discussion will be over the series Reservation Dogs, one of the very first shows to feature a majority Indigenous cast & crew. Join the Bridge as we discuss representation, community, grief and how we obtain the American dream.

Nov. 8, 2022

Indigenous Mural: Representing Native Lands in Missouri

5-6:30 p.m., The Shack (MU Student Center)

Sponsor: Department of Sociology

Hosted by Four Directions, the College of Arts & Science and Missouri Student Unions

Join Yatika Fields and Kilan Jacobs to learn about the creation of the Indigenous Mural — found in the MU Student Center — and its connection to the historical & contemporary realities of Native lands in Missouri and at Mizzou.

Nov. 14, 2022

American Sunrise Book Discussion

Noon-1 p.m., 220 Townsend Hall

Hosted by The Bridge

Discuss the new volume from Joy Harjo — the first Native American Poet Laureate of the United States. The collection of poems is informed by her tribal history and connection to the land.

Nov. 16, 2022

Stolen Lands, Stolen Children: Exploring the Forgotten History of American Indian Boarding Schools

4:30-6 p.m., 2206 A&B MU Student Center or via Zoom

Hosted by the Michael A. Middleton Center for Race, Citizenship, and Justice

Register for the Zoom session

Nov. 17, 2022

2022 Sundance Institute Indigenous Short Film Tour

7 p.m. Ragtag Cinema (10 Hitt St.)

Hosted by Ragtag Film Society
Watch a free screening of the 2022 Sundance Institute Indigenous Short Film Tour — a collection of six short films directed by Indigenous filmmakers. Stay afterward for a Q&A.