16th Annual Vine Deloria Jr. Indigenous Studies Symposium 2021 Through the eyes of their ancestors: revitalizing intergenerational knowledge to connect to power, place, and personality
The focus for 2021
Power & Place: Through the eyes of their ancestors: revitalizing intergenerational knowledge to connect to power, place, and personality.
A Place Based Agenda
Making Connections to Place in the Agenda
The Symposium originates and broadcasts from the ancestral lands of the Lhaq’temish people. The program recognizes the 13 Moons Calendar and the significance of seasonality and presence of Camas and Wild Onion in Coast Salish Territory.
Virtually hosted by the Northwest Indian College – Lummi Nation in collaboration with Children of the Setting Sun Productions
Framing the Agenda
Celebrating & Reflecting
Highlights of the Symposium
We acknowledge and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication for Power & Place Indian Education in America by Vine Deloria, Jr. and Daniel R. Wildcat. We feature Dr. Danial Wildcat to reflect on the effect his book has had over the last 20 years.
We focus on the journey and history of the Vine Deloria, Jr. Library Collection housed at NWIC. We also recognize and honor the work of Senator John McCoy on the Washington State Legislature- Since Time Immemorial Curriculum. We feature over eighteen different panels and sessions both recorded live and pre-recorded with thirty-eight speakers.