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CLC celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

November 2022

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Native American Heritage Month
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Indigenous Culture: Past, Present and Tomorrow

Friday, November 11, 1-2:30 p.m.
Open to the Public

Guest Speaker: Jim Denomie, member of the Bad River Band of Chippewa/Ojibwa Nation

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The Diversity Council hosts Jim Denomie, member of the Bad River Band of Chippewa/Ojibwa Nation, for a talk about Indigenous culture in the Midwest. Jim will walk participants through the history of Native Americans in the Midwest and how Indigenous culture is present today.

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Jim Denomie in Native American attire


We Are Still Here: On Native Identity and Activism

Tuesday, November 29, 2-3:30 p.m.
Open to the Public

Guest Speaker: Megan Red Shirt-Shaw (Oglala Lakota), Director of Native Student Services at the University of South Dakota

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Speaker Megan Red Shirt-Shaw (Oglala Lakota) discusses the contemporary, and often forgotten, presence of Native people in social justice conversations through a personal lens. The conversation is not expected to define what it means to be Indigenous in America, but is an opportunity to share one perspective, as an urban Lakota woman, about the importance of hearing our voices and our stories.

Megan is currently the Director of Native Student Services at the University of South Dakota. She is an inspiring educator, writer, and researcher in higher education. Passionate about Indigenous rights issues, college admissions, and greater Native presence in media and higher education.

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Megan Red Shirt-Shaw


For CLC employees

E-Course Beyond the Land Acknowledgement

Available through January 24, 2023

Location: Online

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Beyond the Land Acknowledgement is a self-paced e-course instructed by Megan Red Shirt-Shaw exploring land acknowledgements, the occupation of Native nations, "Land Back," and the role of higher education.