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Calendar of Events for Native American Heritage Month 2023.

November 9 | Kickoff Celebration - Featuring Keynote Speaker: Ryan RedCorn


Please join us for the 17th Annual Native American Heritage Month Kickoff Celebration event!

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

For information about table sponsorships and tickets please contact

Location: Price Center West Ballroom


November 12 | Killers of the Flower Moon Screening


Please join the Native American and Indigenous Student Alliance (NAISA) and other Native folks in a free screening of "Killers of the Flower Moon". 

Based on David Grann's broadly lauded best-selling book, KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON is set in 1920s Oklahoma and depicts the serial murder of members of the oil-wealthy Osage Nation, a string of brutal crimes that came to be known as the Reign of Terror.

Date: November 12

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Tickets: Registration

Location: AMC UTC 14

Hosted by: Native American and Indigenous Student Alliance (NAISA)


November 17 | Decolonizing Thanksgiving


Join us to have an authentic and critical dialogue about the true narrative of Thanksgiving and generate fun and practical ways to honor Indigenous communities, culture, food, and much more.

Dr. Kiana Maillet is a member of the Lone Pine Paiute-Shoshone Tribe; she is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and an Adjunct Professor in Child Development at Miramar and Mesa Community College, and a Lecturer for American Indian Studies at CSU San Marcos. She actively volunteers in both her Tribal community in Lone Pine as well as here in Kumeyaay Land, where she currently works and lives. Dr. Maillet is passionate about protecting and honoring her culture and mentoring Native people to help break cycles endured through a history of intergenerational trauma. 

Date: November 17

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Decolonizing Thanksgiving with Dr. Kiana Maillet (In-Person & Virtual):  2:00-3:15 PM
Gratitude Circle (In-person ONLY) - 3:15-4:00 PM 


In-person: Cross-Cultural Center, Comunidad Room
Virtual: Zoom link (provided with RSVP)

Please register at Attendance Registration

November 27 | Beading Workshop


Come learn to make beaded lanyards and wristlets! Open to Indigeneous and non-Indigenous participants of all skill levels (beginners )

Date: November 27

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Intertribal Resource Center, Student Services Center 187

Please register for tickets at  

November 30 | Beyond the Pages Staff Book Club


The Beyond the Pages Staff Book Club seeks to create a space where UC San Diego staff can come together with fellow staff to read, discuss and learn from & with each other.  Facilitated by the Cross-Cultural Center staff, we seek to uplift Black Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) authors, highlight stories that are often overlooked, and celebrate the tales of love, joy, struggle, survival, perseverance, family, friends, and community care.

Time: 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.


Location: Cross-Cultural Center (Price Center East, Level 2)