Indigenous Peoples, Land, and Public Universities in Texas: A Roundtable Discussion

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Saturday February 26, 2022

9:00 AM

Sponsored by Texas A&M University – Department of History

Session Chair Jeffrey P. Shepherd, University of Texas at El Paso

Presentations by Omar Valerio-Jimenez, “This land was Mexican once, was Indian always, and is. And will be again,” University of Texas at San Antonio; Angela Pulley Hudson, “Indigenous Peoples and Land-Grant Universities- Obligations and Opportunities,” Texas A&M University at College Station; Luis Cárcamo-Huechante (Mapuche), “Land Acknowledgment as a Land Engagement?: Why Native American and Indigenous Studies Matters in Texas Universities,” University of Texas at Austin; Les Riding In (Osage-Pawnee), “How Can Universities Better Meet the Needs of Indigenous Students in Texas? Prospects and Pitfalls in Higher Education,” University of Texas at Arlington