2018 Native American

Cultural Symposium

 
 

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.

featured Presenters

Learn more about this year's presenters and performers. 

more details

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.


Interested in helping out during the Symposium? Let us know!