Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn to Keynote MSU ILPC’s 2014 Annual Conference: “Dismantling Barriers in American Indian Education” — Nov. 20, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Interior Dept. Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn will serve as our keynote speaker for our 2014 annual conference.KKW

Anita Fineday will serve as our lunchtime speaker.

Our agenda is as follows:

November 20th, 2014

Castle Board Room

8:00am Continental Breakfast

8:30 am Welcome, Dean Joan Howarth

9:00 am Keynote Speaker: Asst. Sec. Kevin Washburn

10:00 am- 11:00 am Boarding School and Intergenerational Trauma: Dr. Suzanne Cross (MSU), Hunter Genia, Saginaw Chippewa Tribe

11:15am-12:15pm Historical and Legal: Nicole Blalock (ASU), Melody McCoy (NARF), April Day (Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton) Moderator, Kristi Bowman (MSU Law)

12:30pm – 1:15pm Lunch, Anita Fineday, Casey Family ProgramsAnita Fineday

1:30pm- 2:30pm Sovereignty and Education: Treena Metallic (First Nations Education Council), Eric Hemenway (Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians), Moderator, Tiffani Darden (MSU Law)

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Youth Leadership and Outreach: Estrella Torrez (MSU), Emily Proctor (MSU Extension, Little Traverse), Christine Marie Dewey (Little Traverse student), Moderator Jennifer Rosa (MSU Law)

3:30pm – 5:30pm Higher Education Native Student Services: Dr. Tawa Sina (MSU), Dr. Angelique Day (Wayne State), Shelly Lowe (Harvard), Rose Petoskey (Cornell), Melvin Monette (American Indian Graduate Center & National Indian Education Association), Dr. Suzanne Cross (MSU), Moderator, Matthew L.M. Fletcher (MSU Law)

Our conference page is here.

Our conference will follow the day after the School Environment Listening Tour for Native American Students on November 19, 2014.

 

2 thoughts on “Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn to Keynote MSU ILPC’s 2014 Annual Conference: “Dismantling Barriers in American Indian Education” — Nov. 20, 2014

  1. Angelique EagleWoman October 23, 2014 / 12:24 pm

    What a great topic and line up for speakers! Excellent upcoming conference!

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