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EYDI/Indigenous Pedagogy Virtual Academy

Fall Term 2021 Schedule

EYDI/Indigenous Pedagogy Virtual Training Academy Fall Term 2021 Fees (All Fees are USD):

For more than one person registered, there needs to be a liaison from the group that will send Dan Ninham their next week email addresses to be zoom invited with dates by noon CST on the Friday before the next week. The individual registrations need to do the same minus the liaison. Substitutions are allowed for the sessions.

Schedule Time: All scheduled times are central time.

FeeAttend Up To All Sessions (38.5 hours)
$99One person may attend all sessions
$249Up to 5 people may attend all sessions
$399Up to 10 people may attend all sessions
$599Up to 20 people may attend all sessions

Participation Certificate with session time duration will be emailed to each participant. Sessions will not be recorded. All times are Central Time.

Registration Procedures: Email pre-register either individually or in a group with your name, cell number, email address, and session option to: coach.danninham@gmail.com  You can either use PayPal code coach.danninham@midco.net or send billing information and an invoice and W-9 will be sent; send a check payable to Empowered Youth Development Initiatives, and mail to Dr. Dan Ninham, EYDI, PO Box 652, Red Lake, MN, 56671. Fees are USD.

Information: Dr. Dan Ninham, c: 218.368.6430 or coach.danninham@gmail.com

EYDI/Indigenous Pedagogy Virtual Academy

Fall Term 2021 Schedule


WEEK ONE

Monday, September 20, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

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

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


Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

“INDIGENIZED WELLNESS THROUGH MOVEMENT”

Anthony Fleg, MD/MPH, Partnership Director, Native Health Initiative, Associate Professor, University of New Mexico


Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 6:30-7:30 pm

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

Rose Whitehair, Navajo, BA


WEEK TWO

Monday, September 27, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

“WIIJI-JIIBAAKWEMAADAA MAAJII (LET’S COOK WITH MAAJII)”

Maajiigwaneyaash Jourdain, Lac La Croix First Nation, EdD


Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“AMERICAN INDIAN CIVIL RIGHTS – A WAY OF LIFE”

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


Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“FOUR SEASONS STORYTELLING: PURPOSE, MEANING AND MORAL”

Dr. Vivian Delgado, Yaqui/Tiwa-Tewa


WEEK THREE

Monday, October 4, 2021 at 3:30-5:00 pm

“IGNITING THE SPARKLE: AN INDIGENOUS SCIENCE EDUCATION CURRICULUM MODEL”

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


Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“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


Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“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


WEEK FOUR

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“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


Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“SELF-HEALING THROUGH MOVEMENT AND STILLNESS”

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


WEEK FIVE

Monday, October 18, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

“HISTORY OF AMERICAN INDIAN EDUCATION”

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


Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“CHALLENGES FACING INDIGENOUS YOUTH IN ACADEMIA”

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


Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“YOGA AND DECOLONIAL POSSIBILITIES”

Tria Blu Wakpa, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of World Arts Culture and Dance, UCLA


WEEK SIX

Monday, October 25, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

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

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


Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“RAISING INDIGENOUS BABIES: AN INDIGENOUS MOM PERSPECTIVE”

Larissa Littlewolf, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, BA


Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“SEVEN DIRECTIONS OF MOVEMENT SERIES”

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


WEEK SEVEN

Monday, November 1, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

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

Jim Barta, PhD, Retired Dean, Bemidji State University


Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“SUPPORTING CHILDREN IN INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE REVITALIZATION IMMERSION PROGRAMS”

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


Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“CULTURAL COMPETENCY AND BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE THROUGH ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS”

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


Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

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

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


WEEK EIGHT

Monday, November 8, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

“PROMOTING EQUITY THROUGH DIALOGUE IN SCHOOLS”

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


Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

“THE CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE CLASSROOM: DISCIPLINE MANAGEMENT”

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


Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“THE SPIRITUALLY HEALTHY CLASSROOM”

Ron Kingbird, Red Lake Ojibwe, Behavioral Health Practitioner


WEEK NINE

Monday, November 15, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

“PROVIDING AUTHENTIC LANGUAGE AND CURRICULUM FOR ALL CLASSROOMS”

Gimiwan Dustin Burnette, Leech Lake, MS, Educational Consultant


Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“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


Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“TEACHING FROM INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES”

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


WEEK TEN

Monday, November 22, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

“AATISOOKE-ININI: THE STORYTELLER”

Maajiigwaneyaash Jourdain, Lac La Croix First Nation, EdD


Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

“THE CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE CLASSROOM: FOUNDATIONS”

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


WEEK ELEVEN

Monday, November 29, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

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

Tanaya Winder, Duckwater Shoshone, MFA, Creative Writing, University of New Mexico, and Natahnee Winder, Duckwater Shoshone, PhD, Sociology, Western University


Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“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


Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 3:30-4:30 pm

“WENABOOZHOO STORIES”

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


WEEK TWELVE

Monday, December 6, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

“BOOZHOO NANABOOZHOO AND STORYTELLING IN THE AGE OF YOUTUBE”

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


Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

INTEGRATING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY BREAKS IN THE PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM”

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


WEEK THIRTEEN

Monday, December 13, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

“DINÉ STRING GAMES”

Christine Begay, Diné, BA, Educator


Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

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

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


Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 5:00-6:00 pm

“EQUITY-CENTERED SEL”

Stacy Bender-Fayette, MEd, Social Emotional Learning Specialist

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