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Ancestral games help the Miami Tribe build relationships
More than a hundred Miami University students and staff are back in Oxford after traveling to Oklahoma for the Miami Tribe's annual Winter Gathering. While there, they learned about the partnership between the two Miamis, especially how it has lead to language and culture revitalization. Tana Weingartner, 91.7 WVXU, Jan. 30, 2023
Winter Gathering caps 50th anniversary commemoration of the two Miamis
A group of Miami University students, staff and faculty are in Miami, Okla. — headquarters of the Miami Tribe — this weekend to cap off a year-long commemoration of the two Miamis' partnership, referred to as neepwaantiinki, the Myaamia word meaning "learning from each other." Tana Weingartner, 91.7 WVXU, Jan. 27, 2023
The Two Miamis Celebrating 50 years
When Chief Forest Olds of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma made an unplanned visit to Miami University in 1972, it set in motion a relationship between the two Miamis that continues to thrive today.
myaamionki : the places of the Miami A Myaamia story | part 2
For Myaamia people, a landscape is more than physical features — it’s a multidimensional connection to all the layers above and below the earth and its inhabitants through time.
Miami University, Miami Tribe of Oklahoma celebrate 50th anniversary with 'Two Miamis' event
Representatives from both the Tribe and the university took part in an emotional commemoration of the partnership on Wednesday, Nov. 9, during the “The Two Miamis: 50th Anniversary Celebration” at Millett Hall.
Celebrating Miami: Tribe and Universitry
A yearlong commemoration celebrating the 50-year relationship of Miami University and the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma will culminate with “Celebrating Miami: Tribe and University Week” Nov. 6-13.
wiikiaami: Home Part 1
The Myaamia people’s deep connection to their homelands existed long before the United States of America — that these ties endure today despite centuries of colonization and immeasurable loss is a testament to their strength and resilience as a people.
Effort to recover Indigenous language also revitalizes culture, history and identity
When the federal government set up boarding schools in the 19th century to assimilate Native American children into American culture, one of the objectives was to get them to turn away from the use of their native languages. Daryl Baldwin
Replanting Cultures: Community-Engaged Scholarship in Indian Country
Real examples of building collaborative, respectful, and reciprocal relationships between Indigenous nations and scholarly institutions to better inform research being done.