The Institute for American Indian Studies in Washington has a variety of programs in the coming weeks. Offerings include a winter survival walk Jan. 28 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.; "Medicine Wheels, Animal Totems and New Year's Manifestations" Jan. 29 from 1 to 3 p.m.; and a winter film festival, featuring the screening of "Black Indians: An American Story," Feb. 4-5 at 2 p.m.

For more information, including fees for any program, call the 38 Curtis Road museum at 860-868-0518 or visit