Happenings in the Humanities

These events are a part of the Community College University Partnerships funded through the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Native American Heritage Month

The Native American Task Team (NATT) is presenting virtual and in-person events this month. Please attend these great humanities events.

  • Native American Studies AA Program Information
  • Four Corners Potato Lecture
  • CNM Cares Crew Fry Bread Making Demo
  • The Three Sisters Collective Lecture
  • Source NM Discussion Panel
  • Courageous Conversations at CNM: Self Reflection
  • Student Virtual Resource Fair
  • The FX Network's Reservation Dogs Discussion Panel

Calendar of Events

CNM to UNM Transfer Station Workshops

All aboard the Humanities Transfer Bus! A $100 UNM Bookstore gift card drawn each session. UNM Transfer Admissions Applications are due by November 15, 2021 for Spring 2022.

NM Humanities Now is offering mini-workshops with information and resources for CNM Humanities Students planning to transfer to UNM – English, History, Anthropology, Philosophy, Languages, American Studies, Chicana/o Studies, Native American Studies, & Communication. Look at additional UNM Humanities Majors on their website.

For more information contact Danielle Berrien, Transfer Education Specialist,

Native American Studies: A Celebration of Indigenous Life and Game Changer

Workshop and Information Session presented by CNM & UNM

Come learn more about research opportunities, career paths, leadership possibilities, and much more! If you are interested in working with or are from a Native American community, this mini-workshop is for you!

Presenter: Dre Abeita

Date: Friday, November 19, 2021
Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. MT

Register to Attend

About Dre Abeita:

Andrea “Dre” Abeita, Coyote Walking in this World, and real-life Isleta Pueblo Superhero is an Indigenous, two-spirited, bisexual, multiple-trauma survivor, PTSD-diagnosed, medical marijuana researcher/advocate and critical race theory, whiteness, and intersectional activist/scholar. Dre is currently a ninth-year doctoral candidate at the University of New Mexico, in the Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies Department. Dre is also the leader of 7k international students from around the world as the Chair of the American Education Research Association (AERA) Graduate Student Council (GSC), the President of the Society of Native American Graduate and Undergraduate Students (SNAGUS), the NM Humanities Now NAS Graduate Assistant and a critical auto-ethnographer and vlogger with 17k+ followers on 7 social media platforms. 

Abeita holds an undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in Native American Studies and History. Additionally, they hold a Master of Arts degree in Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies with an emphasis in American Indian Education. Dre’s history of professional experiences includes over 15 years of community organizing, 6+ years of research experience on multiple teams (YPAR, School-2-Prison-Pipeline, Youth Activism, Ethnic Studies, Trauma, Healing), three journal articles, a book chapter, 12 years teaching experience (four years in K-12, eight in higher education), five years of experience leading graduate student organizations, a total of 32 leadership/institutional service roles and an additional 38 conference and/or invited presentations.