Indigenous Running: Modern Opportunity Defined by Ancestral Endurance
Start Date: Sep 04, 2020 - 10:00am
Location: Presented via Zoom
On Friday, September 4 at 10 am, Dustin Martin from Wings of America presented his talk Indigenous Running: Modern Opportunity Defined by Ancestral Endurance via Zoom as part of the Department of Anthropology Colloquia Speaker Series .
A member of the Navajo Nation and proud Wings of America alumnus, Dustin Martin joined the organization in October of 2011. After completing an NCAA Division-I running career and graduating summa cum laude with a degree in anthropology from Columbia University, he was eager to return to the southwest to begin giving back to the organization and culture that opened so many doors for him. Serving nearly six years as program director before being promoted to his current position, Dustin continues to wear many hats to make sure the "Wings Family" is taken care of.
Hosted by the Department of Anthropology and the Alfonso Ortiz Center for Intercultural Studies, the Department Colloquia Speaker Series will be held virtually via Zoom on Fridays at 10 am. Upcoming speakers include (more details forthcoming):Sept 11 Stephanie Fox UNM
Sept 18 John Lucy U Chicago
Sept 25 April Kamp-Whittaker UNM
Oct 2 Barbara Meek Michigan
Oct 9 Shamsi Berry Western Michigan
Oct 16 Manvir Singh Harvard
Oct 23 Milena Carvalho UNM
Dec 4 Helen Davis Harvard
Dec 11 Amanda Lea Princeton