2018 Native American
REUNIFICATION THROUGH REINVENTION:
THE CREATIVE VISIONS OF CONTEMPORARY NATIVE AMERICA
SENECA BLACK ELK MATHEWS OSU SCHOLARSHIP AUCTION
During the second annual Native American Cultural Symposium, renowned Pawnee artist Bunky Echo-Hawk created two master works in front of a live audience. The two works, titled 'Bout Time and Break Free, are being auctioned off with all proceeds benefitting the Seneca Black Elk Mathews Scholarship for Native students attending OSU. The auction will continue until 12:00 PM (CT).
Join us for our second annual Native American Cultural Symposium to be held June 14th - 17th, 2018 throughout Bentonville.
The weekend will feature a variety of performers, presenters, concerts, workshops, and more.
Schedule of events
With performances, film showings, readings, storytelling, and workshops throughout the weekend, there's something for everyone.
Learn more about this year's presenters and performers.
Frequently asked questions, lodging and transportation information, and more.
Check out the Arkansas CW’s promo video for the Symposium!
Many thanks to our 2018 NACS Community Partners:
Walton Family Foundation, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Visit Bentonville, AETN-PBS, The Arkansas CW, WGW, Dymark Sign and Display, 106.5 KBVA, House of Songs Ozarks, KUAF, Cherokee Casino and Hotel: West Siloam Springs, Tribal Voices
2017 NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURAL SYMPOSIUM
Check out some highlights from the 2017 Native American Cultural Symposium, which explored Black Elk's vision of reunification and environmental awareness. The weekend featured writers, performers, storytelling, and an outdoor film series.