The 4 Directions ProjectionsSharing traditional and contemporary Indigenous knowledge to nurture people, revere places, and promote purpose
Starting February 9 through May, 12:15 – 1:30 pm.
Th, Feb 9: Denisa Livingston, M.P.H, (Diné), Indignenous Food Sovereignty
Th, Feb 23: Helga Garcia-Garza, Director of the AgriCulture Network/La Cosecha CSA (ACN)
Th, March 9: Lucilla Contreras (Lipan Apache), Texas Tribal Buffalo Project
Th, March 23: Reagan Wytsalucy (Diné), Southwest farming methods and food crops
Tues, April 11: Dr Carletta Chief (Diné), Hydrology and Climate Change
Tues, April 25: Duane “Chili” Yazzie (Diné), Activism in Human Rights, Equity, and the Environment
May date TBD: Azure Bleu Boure (Suquamish), Traditional Food and Medicine
Co-host Melanie Kirby (Tigua/Apache) serves as the Extension Educator in the Land Grant program at IAIA. She includes video, audio, photography, and the arts in her storytelling. She is a National Geographic Storytelling Fellow who focuses on broadening narratives to amplify the voices of diverse peoples across the globe.
Co-host Teresa Kaulaity-Quintana (Kiowa), is an alumna of IAIA. She currently works as a Program Associate for the IAIA Land Grant program. Previously, she has worked for many years as the IAIA Gardener and has taught youth leadership and gardening classes at IAIA.
Cost FREE. Each one hour session is eligible for .1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU's). Students may earn up to .7 CEU’s for the course, depending on how many sessions are attended or viewed online later.
Class Length: 14 Weeks
Course Sections — Spring 2023