Offerings

Indigenous Pedagogy Virtual Academy

Fall Term 2021

Themed 90 Minute Sessions

Introduction: Indigenous Pedagogy Virtual Academy will be starting its second year of zoom session professional development programming this late August 2021.

Audience: The Indigenous Pedagogy Virtual Academy audience are primarily educators and administrators in American Indian Education but open to all who are interested in the empowered academic journey of American Indian students.

Session Structure: There are up to 100 – ninety minute sessions scheduled in several strands for each after school and evening time frames. The after school and early evening weekly schedule begins August 21 and ends December 14, 2021. The schedule is in CST and adjust to other time zones including PST, MST, and EST.

Media Reference: The IPVA was featured in a news article in Indian Country Today: https://indiancountrytoday.com/news/teaching-teachers-to-reach-indigenous-youth

Session Fees: The fee structure is $9 for a ninety minute session per individual. The up to five participants for the same ninety minute session is $29 for the ninety minute session. The up to ten participants for the same ninety minute session is $39 for the ninety minute session. The up to twenty participants for the same ninety minute session is $49 for the ninety minute session. For additional participants for the same session, contact Dr. Dan Ninham. There may also be extended ninety minute sessions in the same theme in a special fee offer and contact Dr. Dan Ninham. Each participant will receive a certificate of participation and slides of the presenter that are usually available. There will be a homework assignment, either a journal article reading or YouTube video watching with a reflection, available for $2 per participant. This will be an additional one hour of professional development.

Email Pre-registration Procedures: Email pre-registration is required by the Friday noon CST the week before each session. Email your name/s, email address/es of participant/s to receive the zoom invite, and session dates and presenter name by the email pre-registration date. Contact Dr. Dan Ninham for a billing invoice and W-9 if needed. Mail the fee to: Empowered Youth Development Initiatives, Dr. Dan Ninham, PO Box 652, Red Lake, MN, 56671 or send to PayPal at code coach.danninham@midco.net.

Network Listserv: To receive special offers send a message to Dr. Dan Ninham to be included on the IPVA Network Email Listserv.

Information Contact: Dr. Dan Ninham at coach.danninham@gmail.com or dan.ninham@rlnc.edu or text 218.368.6430.

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 1:00-2:30 pm CST

“ACHIEVING A 100% GRADUATION RATE WITH NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH”

John Eggers, EdD, Director, Project Graduate


Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 2:45-4:15 pm CST

“ENVISIONING SCHOOLS WHERE NATIVE STUDENTS CAN FIND SUCCESS”

John Eggers, EdD, Director, Project Graduate


Monday, September 13, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“RAISING THE GRADUATION RATE FOR NATIVE AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS”

Chuck Grolla, Bois Forte/Red Lake Ojibwe, Ojibwe Culture and Language Teacher, Cass Lake-Bena High School (MN)


HISTORY

Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 4:45-6:15 pm CST

“AMERICAN INDIAN CIVIL RIGHTS – A WAY OF LIFE”

Chuck Foster, Navajo, PhD,

Director, American Indian Education, Utah State Board of Education


Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 6:30-8:00 pm CST

“HISTORY OF AMERICAN INDIAN EDUCATION”

Susan Ninham, Red Lake Ojibwekwe, EdS, University of Northern Colorado


EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 1:00-2:30 pm CST

“AN INDIGENOUS MONTESSORI VIEW TO UNDERSTANDING AND MEETING THE SENSORIAL NEEDS OF EARLY LEARNERS – PART ONE”

Janice LaFloe, Montessori American Indian Childcare Center, St. Paul, MN


Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 2:45-4:15 pm CST

“AN INDIGENOUS MONTESSORI VIEW TO UNDERSTANDING AND MEETING THE SENSORIAL NEEDS OF EARLY LEARNERS – PART TWO”

Janice LaFloe, Montessori American Indian Childcare Center, St. Paul, MN


Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 2:45-4:15 pm CST

“RAISING INDIGENOUS BABIES: AN INDIGENOUS MOM PERSPECTIVE”

Larissa Littlewolf, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, BA


Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT: AN INDIGENZIED MONTESSORI APPROACH TO “LEARNING TO USE OUR WORDS” – PART ONE”

Janice LaFloe, Montessori American Indian Childcare Center, St. Paul, MN

Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT: AN INDIGENZIED MONTESSORI APPROACH TO “LEARNING TO USE OUR WORDS” – PART TWO”

Janice LaFloe, Montessori American Indian Childcare Center, St. Paul, MN

PEDAGOGY

Monday, August 23, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“THE CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE CLASSROOM: FOUNDATIONS”

Susan Ninham, Red Lake Ojibwekwe, EdS, Empowered Youth Development Initiatives


Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“THE CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE CLASSROOM: DISCIPLINE MANAGEMENT”

Susan Ninham, Red Lake Ojibwekwe, EdS, Empowered Youth Development Initiatives


Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“THE CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE CLASSROOM: TEACHING STRATEGIES”

Susan Ninham, Red Lake Ojibwekwe, EdS, Empowered Youth Development Initiatives


Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES/INDIGENOUS STUDIES 101: INFINITE POSSIBILITIES”

Devery Fairbanks, White Earth Ojibwe, Red Lake Nation College, Anishinaabe Studies Instructor


Sunday, August 29, 2021 at 1:00-2:30 pm CST

“SELF-MOTIVATED LEARNING: DESIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING BEHAVIOR FOR SUCCESS”

Melissa “Baabiitaw” Boyd, BA, Misi-zaaga’iganing Anishinaabe


Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING IN INDIAN COUNTRY: A TRADITIONAL LANGUAGE FOR CHANGE”

Billie Jo Kipp, Blackfeet, PhD, Associate Director of Research and Evaluation, Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute


Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“WAIT, I NEED EXPERIENCE BEFORE I CAN GET EXPERIENCE? TRANSFORMING EDUCATIONAL PERSEPCTIVES FOR ADOLESCENT EDUCATORS”

Jordan O. James, Grand Portage Ojibwe, ABD/PhD, Learning Sciences Scholar, University of New Mexico


Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“NAVIGATING THE WONDER AND PARADOX OF INHERENT AND ACQUIRED IDENTITY AMONG CONTEMPORARY ADOLESCENTS”

Jordan O. James, Grand Portage Ojibwe, ABD/PhD, Learning Sciences Scholar, University of New Mexico


Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“ARE LEARNING STYLES IMPORTANT IN INDIAN EDUCATION”

Chuck Foster, Navajo, PhD, Director, American Indian Education, Utah State Board of Education


Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“CHANGING SCHOOL CLIMATE: A JOURNEY OF INCORPORATING STAFF VOICE IN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT – PART ONE”

Amy LaPointe, Winnebago, BA and MA, Education Director, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska


Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“OJIBWE LEARNING AND TEACHING STYLE”

Lee Maracle is Sto:lo – Coast Salish and Métis


Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“PROACTIVE CLASSROOM SUPPORTS: DESIGNING A SYSTEM TAILORED TO YOUR STUDENTS’ NEEDS”

Andrea Capizzi, Associate Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University


Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“SALISH LEARNING AND TEACHING STYLE”

Lee Maracle is Sto:lo – Coast Salish and Métis


Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“INTEGRATING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY BREAKS IN THE PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM”

Susan Ninham, Red Lake Ojibwekwe, EdS, and Dan Ninham, Oneida, PhD, Empowered Youth Development Initiatives


Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“INTEGRATING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY BREAKS INTO THE MIDDLE SCHOOL/HIGH SCHOOL CLASSROOMS”

Susan Ninham, Red Lake Ojibwekwe, EdS, and Dan Ninham, Oneida, PhD, Empowered Youth Development Initiatives


Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“TEACHING FROM INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES – PART ONE”

Nicky Michael, Lenape, PhD, Executive Director of Indigenous Studies and Curriculum, Bacone College


Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“TEACHING FROM INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES – PART TWO”

Nicky Michael, Lenape, PhD, Executive Director of Indigenous Studies and Curriculum, Bacone College


Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“CHANGING SCHOOL CLIMATE: A JOURNEY OF INCORPORATING STAFF VOICE IN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT – PART TWO”

Amy LaPointe, Winnebago, BA and MA, Education Director, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska


SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS: THRIVING WITH INDIGENOUS STUDENTS”

Serena J. Graves, Bimwewekamigookwe, Red Lake Ojibwe, BA, Bemidji State University, Ojibwe Culturist at Red Lake School District and Administrator at the Waasabiik Adult Ojibwe Immersion Program


Monday, September 27, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“EQUITY-CENTERED SEL”

Stacy Bender-Fayette, MEd, Social Emotional Learning Specialist


Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“PROMOTING EQUITY THROUGH DIALOGUE IN SCHOOLS”

Stephen Quintana, PhD, Department of Counseling Psychology, University of Wisconsin – Madison


Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“HEALTHY CONNECTIONS: BUILDING SAFE FAMILIES”

Larissa Littlewolf, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, BA


Monday, November 1, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“THE SPIRITUALLY HEALTHY CLASSROOM”

Ron Kingbird, Red Lake Ojibwe, Behavioral Health Practitioner


Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“CHALLENGES FACING INDIGENOUS YOUTH IN ACADEMIA”

Jaisah Yelihwanolu Lee, Oneida Nation, MSW, Washington University St. Louis


GOVERNANCE

Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“PERSPECTIVES AND PRACTICES: ADDRESSING THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS WORKFORCE NEEDS IN INDIAN COUNTRY”

Melissa F. Metoxen, Oneida, MS, and Danielle Yancey, Menominee, MS, Native American Center for Health Professions, University of Wisconsin – Madison


Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 1:00-2:30 pm CST

“HOW THE INDIAN ACT LED TO UNDERDEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITIES”

Russ Diabo, Mohawk Nation at Kahnawake, BA, Native Studies, Policy Analyst, Advisor to Several First Nation Communities


Monday, November 8, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“INDIGENOUS GOVERNANCE AND NATIVE NATION BUILDING”

Pearl Walker-Swaney, Standing Rock Sioux/White Earth Nation, MPH and Apryl Deel-McKenzie, Diné, Program Managers, Native Governance Center


Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“RESHAPING-REDEFINING-RESETTLING CONNECTIONS BETWEEN CITIZENS AND THEIR GOVERNMENT”

Levi Brown/Makoonce, Leech Lake Ojibwe, LLBO Civics Instructor, MnDot Director of Tribal Affairs


Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“ANISHINAABE LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE”

Veronica Veaux, Leech Lake Ojibwekwe, PhD, Associate Professor, Business Administration, Bemidji State University


Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“WORKING WITH INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES IN CANADA ON RESEARCH, CULTURAL MAPPING, AND PLANNING PROCESSES”

Russ Diabo, Mohawk Nation at Kahnawake, BA, Native Studies, Policy Analyst, Advisor to Several First Nation Communities


OJIBWEMOWIN

Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 4:45-6:15 pm CST

“DEVELOPING A REGIONALLY INFORMED OJIBWE IMMERSION PARADIGM – PART ONE”

Maajiigwaneyaash Jourdain, Lac La Croix First Nation, EdD


Sunday, August 29, 2021 at 4:45-6:15 pm CST

“DEVELOPING A REGIONALLY INFORMED OJIBWE IMMERSION PARADIGM – PART TWO”

Maajiigwaneyaash Jourdain, Lac La Croix First Nation, EdD


Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“OJIBWEMOTAADIDAA OMAA GIDAKIIMINAANG: OJIBWEMOWIN DISCOURSE IN ALL CLASSROOMS EVERYDAY – PART ONE”

Maajiigwaneyaash Jourdain, Lac La Croix First Nation, EdD


Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 CST

“OJIBWEMOTAADIDAA OMAA GIDAKIIMINAANG: OJIBWEMOWIN DISCOURSE IN ALL CLASSROOMS EVERYDAY – PART TWO”

Maajiigwaneyaash Jourdain, Lac La Croix First Nation, EdD


Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“PROVIDING AUTHENTIC LANGUAGE AND CURRICULUM FOR ALL CLASSROOMS – PART ONE”

Gimiwan Dustin Burnette, Leech Lake, MS, Educational Consultant


Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“ANISHINAABE WAYS OF KNOWING: USING AUTHENTIC OJIBWE REFERENCES TO DEFINE MATHEMATICAL TERMINOLOGY – PART ONE”

Maajiigwaneyaash Jourdain, Lac La Croix First Nation, EdD


Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“ANISHINAABE WAYS OF KNOWING: USING AUTHENTIC OJIBWE REFERENCES TO DEFINE MATHEMATICAL TERMINOLOGY – PART TWO”

Maajiigwaneyaash Jourdain, Lac La Croix First Nation, EdD


Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“PROVIDING AUTHENTIC LANGUAGE AND CURRICULUM FOR ALL CLASSROOMS – PART TWO”

Gimiwan Dustin Burnette, Leech Lake, MS, Educational Consultant


HEALING AND WELLNESS

Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 6:30-8:00 pm CST

“VINYASA SYNTHESIS WITH ROSE: INDIGENOUS HEALING AND WELLNESS WITH YOGA AND HEALTHY EATING”

Rose Whitehair, Navajo, BA


Sunday, August 29, 2021 at 2:45-4:15 pm CST

“YOGA AND DECOLONIAL POSSIBILITIES”

Tria Blu Wakpa, PhD, Assistant Professor,

Department of World Arts Culture and Dance, UCLA


Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm MST

“INDIGENOUS WELLNESS: HOW WE CAN USE EQUITY TO EMPHASIZE OUR STUDENTS’ UNDERSTANDING OF PERSONAL SOVEREIGNTY”

Nicholas DeShaw, Bois Forte Ojibwe, PE and Social Studies Teacher


Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 CST

“ANISHINAABE FIRST AIDE KIT”

Laura Collins-Downwind, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians,

SAMHSA Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Communication and Evaluation Coordinator


Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 CST

“SELF-HEALING THROUGH MOVEMENT AND STILLNESS”

Pearl Walker-Swaney, MPH, 200HR Registered Yoga Teacher and Full Spectrum Doula


Monday, October 18, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“SEVEN DIRECTIONS OF MOVEMENT SERIES”

Elizabeth Strong, Red Lake Ojibwekwe, 200HR RYT Registered Yoga Teacher and Certified Breath Coach


Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“RECLAIMING OUR STRENGTH THROUGH MEDICINE”

Zara Contin, Ojibwa, Indigenous Yoga Instructor


Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“MANAGING OUR WELLBEING: INSIGHTS TO APPLY TO YOUR PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LIFE”

Craig Curley, Navajo, Elite Marathoner and Ultra-Marathoner


Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“TESTIMONY OF A PRO CYCLIST: HOW TO USE MENTAL STRENGTH TO PUSH PHYSICAL LIMITS”

Shayna Powless, Oneida, Professional Cyclist for Team TWENTY24 and Coach


INDIGENOUS FOODS

Monday, August 30, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“INDIGENOUS FOODS FOR MINO-BIMAADIZIWIN (A GOOD LIFE)

Awanook Veronica Kingbird-Bratvold, Anishinaabekwe, Red Lake Nation Ojibwe, MEd, Cultural Coordinator, Ombimindwaadog


Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“RED LAKE NATION COLLEGE ANISHINAABE NUTRITION CURRICULUM”

Dan Ninham, Oneida, PhD, Red Lake Nation College


INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE REVITALIZATION

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“TRANSLANGUAGING PRACTICES TO SUPPORT LANGUAGE REVITALIZATION AND LINGUISTIC FLEXIBILITY IN THE CLASSROOM”

Marjorie Elaine Faulstich Orellana, Professor, and Carolyn T. Rodriguez, Amah Mutsun, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA


Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“SUPPORTING CHILDREN IN INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE REVITALIZATION IMMERSION PROGRAMS”

Diane J. Tedick, Professor, Second Language Education, Distinguished University Teaching Professor, University of Minnesota


Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 5:30-7:30 pm CST

“LANGUAGE RECLAMATION: INTEREST, IDENTITY, AND WORLDVIEW”

Lucas Bratvold, Red Lake Ojibwe, Red Lake Nation College, Anishinaabe Studies and Ojibwe Instructor


Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“FIRST NATION STUDENT RETICENCE: SORTING OUT POSITIVE TRADITIONAL WAYS FROM A NEGATIVE BOARDING SCHOOL LEGACY”

John Peacock, Spirit Lake Dakota, Professor of Humanistic Studies, Maryland Institute of College of Art


Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“AN EXAMINATION OF TRIBAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION TO NA HEALTH AND WELLNESS”

Billie Jo Kipp, Blackfeet, PhD, Associate Director of Research and Evaluation, Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute


Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“UNDERSTANDING HISTORICAL TRAUMA: THE DESTRUCTION OF INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Billie Jo Kipp, Blackfeet, PhD, Associate Director of Research and Evaluation, Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute


READING AND WRITING

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“FINDING THE HEART OF THE STORY”

Kevin Abourezk, Rosebud Sioux, Managing Editor, Indianz.com


Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“WRITING THE WRONGS: TEACHING THE 21ST CENTURY INDIGENOUS NARRATIVE”

Denise Sweet, White Earth Ojibwekwe, Professor Emeritus, WI Poet Laureate (2004-08), and First Nations Organizer


Monday, November 29, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“USING PHOTOVOICE AND POETRY FOR COMMUNITY-BASED P(HEART)ICIPATORY RESEARCH – PART ONE”

Tanaya Winder, Duckwater Shoshone, M.F.A Creative Writing from University of New Mexico, Associate Communications Director, Conservation Lands Foundation, and, Natahnee Winder, Duckwater Shoshone, PhD Sociology from Western University, Assistant Professor – Public Policy and Indigenous Studies, Simon Frasier University


Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“USING PHOTOVOICE AND POETRY FOR COMMUNITY-BASED P(HEART)ICIPATORY RESEARCH – PART TWO”


Tanaya Winder, Duckwater Shoshone, M.F.A Creative Writing from University of New Mexico, Associate Communications Director, Conservation Lands Foundation, and, Natahnee Winder, Duckwater Shoshone, PhD Sociology from Western University, Assistant Professor – Public Policy and Indigenous Studies, Simon Frasier University


INDIGENOUS SCIENCE

Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“THE SHARING CYCLE OF SCIENCE LEARNING: CONNECTING CHEMISTRY AT TRIBAL COLLEGES TO TRIBAL HISTORY, LANGUAGE, AND CULTURE

Mark Griep, PhD, University of Nebraska and Beverly DeVore-Wedding, PhD, Adams State University

This session is sponsored by EPSCoR


Monday, October 4, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“CREATING CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE CURRICULUM: THE ZAIS MODEL FOR CURRICULUM DESIGN – PART ONE”

Gregory Cajete, Santa Clara Pueblo, College of Education Emeritus Professor and former Director of Native American Studies at the University of New Mexico


Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“CREATING CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE CURRICULUM: THE ZAIS MODEL FOR CURRICULUM DESIGN – PART TWO”

Gregory Cajete, Santa Clara Pueblo, College of Education Emeritus Professor and former Director of Native American Studies at the University of New Mexico


Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“THE INDIGENOUS ROOTS OF SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY IN THE USA”

Mike Dockry, Citizen Potawatomi Nation, PhD, Assistant Professor of Tribal Natural Resource Management and American Indian Studies, University of Minnesota


Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 CST

“EMERALD ASH BORER, TRADITIONAL WOODEN STICK LACROSSE, AND AMERICAN INDIAN RESURGENCE”

Mike Dockry, Citizen Potawatomi Nation, PhD, Assistant Professor of Tribal Natural Resource Management and American Indian Studies, University of Minnesota


Monday, November 15, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“SUSHUMEG (SNOWSNAKES) BRINGS TOGETHER CULTURE AND STEM”

Stephan Carlson, PhD, Department of Forest Services, University of Minnesota


Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“THE INDIGENIZED BIOMECHANICS OF SNOWSNAKE THROWING”

Dan Ninham, PhD, Empowered Youth Development Initiatives


Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“ECONOMICS FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS”

Winona LaDuke, White Earth Anishinaabekwe, Director, Honor the Earth


ETHNOMATHEMATICS

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“HELPING YOUR STUDENTS AND YOURSELF FIND THE LIFE IN NUMBERS – PART ONE”

Jim Barta, PhD, Retired, Bemidji State University


Tuesday, September 21, 2021 AT 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“INDIGENOUS COMPUTING FOR BEGINNERS: MATH AND COMPUTING FROM CULTURAL KNOWLEDGE”

Ron Eglash, PhD, School of Information, University of Michigan


Monday, September 26, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“INDIGENOUS COMPUTING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM: ENGAGING ALL STEM WITH CULTURAL KNOWLEDGE”

Ron Eglash, PhD, School of Information, University of Michigan


Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“DESIGNING MATH LESSONS REFLECTING THE CULTURES AND COMMUNITIES OF OUR STUDENTS”

Jim Barta, PhD, Retired, Bemidji State University


Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“HELPING YOUR STUDENTS AND YOURSELF FIND THE LIFE IN NUMBERS – PART TWO”

Jim Barta, PhD, Retired, Bemidji State University


Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“CULTURAL COMPETENCY AND BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE THROUGH ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS”

Denise Waterman, Haudenosaunee Oneida Nation, Onondaga Nation School, NY


ANIMAL RELATIONSHIPS

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“RESPECTING AWESHNYAG (ANIMALS) – PART ONE”

Awanook Veronica Kingbird-Bratvold, Red Lake Nation Ojibwekwe, MEd, Cultural Coordinator, Ombimindwaa Gidinawemaaganiminaadog


Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“RESPECTING AWESHNYAG (ANIMALS) – PART TWO”

Awanook Veronica Kingbird-Bratvold, Red Lake Nation Ojibwekwe, MEd, Cultural Coordinator, Ombimindwaa Gidinawemaaganiminaadog


ETHNIC IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT

Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“PROMOTING POSITIVE ETHNIC IDENTITY AND AUTHENTIC INTER-ETHNIC RELATIONSHIPS THROUGH REFLECTION AND DIALOGUE”

Stephen Quintana, PhD, Department of Counseling Psychology, University of Wisconsin – Madison


RACE RELATIONS

Monday, October 11, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“DESIGNING RACE DIALOGUES WITH STUDENTS”

Stephen Quintana, PhD, Department of Counseling Psychology, University of Wisconsin – Madison


Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“THEORY AND RESEARCH: REDUCING RACE- AND WEIGHT-RELATED STIGMA IN SCHOOLS”

Stephen Quintana, PhD, Department of Counseling Psychology, University of Wisconsin – Madison


Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“SKIRTING AROUND COLONIALISM”

Sylvia McAdam Saysewahum, nēhīyaw Nation, JD, Assistant Professor, Winsor Law, University of Windsor


STORYTELLING

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“AATISOOKE-ININI: THE STORYTELLER – PART ONE”

Maajiigwaneyaash Jourdain, Lac La Croix First Nation, EdD


Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“AATISOOKE-ININI: THE STORYTELLER – PART TWO”

Maajiigwaneyaash Jourdain, Lac La Croix First Nation, EdD


Monday, December 6, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“BOOZHOO NANABOOZHOO AND STORYTELLING IN THE AGE OF YOUTUBE – PART ONE”

Michael Lyons, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, BA, Artist/Musician/Puppeteer


Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“BOOZHOO NANABOOZHOO AND STORYTELLING IN THE AGE OF YOUTUBE – PART TWO”

Michael Lyons, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, BA, Artist/Musician/Puppeteer


Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“DINÉ STRING GAMES I”

Christine Begay, Diné, BA, Educator


Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“DINÉ STRING GAMES II”

Christine Begay, Diné, BA, Educator


Monday, December 13, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“SPIRITS, HEROES, TRICKSTERS AND FOOLS”

Jack Gladstone, Blackfeet, BA Speech Communication, University of Washington, Seattle


Monday, December 13, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“TRADITIONAL DINÉ STORIES”

Sunny Dooley, Diné, Traditional Storyteller


Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm CST

“THE IMPORTANCE OF PRESERVING TRADITIONAL STORYTELLING”

Nasbah Hill, Diné/Oneida, MSW, Child Care Services Manager for the Oneida Nation


Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“PRODUCING STORYTELLING: LEARNING THROUGH LISTENING”

Talia Smith, BA, and Emily Dzioba, BA, Co-Producers of Once Upon a Time: A Storytelling Podcast


Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“WENABOOZHOO STORIES – PART ONE”

Mike Swan, Spiritual Elder and Retired Director of Natural Resources, White Earth Nation


Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm CST

“WENABOOZHOO STORIES – PART TWO”

Mike Swan, Spiritual Elder and Retired Director of Natural Resources, White Earth Nation

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