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Thursday, May 12 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Native Ways of Knowing Discussion Panel LIMITED

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Learn from a panel of American Indian educational experts. Participants will learn strategies for confronting anti-Indigenous racism and colonialism in California. The presenters will provide free, resources from California Indian Education for All and TeachRock | RUMBLE: Music and Indigenous People in the Classroom to honor and engage American Indian students and families. Participants will learn Native Ways of Knowing concepts that include: understanding American Indian student identity and needs; acknowledging historical bias and institutional racism; revitalizing and honoring Indigenous languages; learning about current California policies and initiatives to support American Indian Education; and identifying strategies to support American Indian student success. The panel will reflect on how to design intentional culturally responsive, place-based learning spaces to engage, support, and honor K-12 American Indian students and families. 

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Dr. Joely Proudfit

Director of California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center Department Chair, American Indian Studies, CSU San Marcos (CSUSM)
A full professor, Dr. Proudfit has been tenured three times in the CSU system. In addition to her academic positions, she was the first special advisor to the Honorable Cruz M. Bustamante, lieutenant governor of California, for California Indian Sovereign Nations in 2002.In 2016 she... Read More →
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Nicole Lim, J.D.

Executive Director, California Indian Museum and Cultural Center (CIMCC)
Dr. Nicole Myers-Lim, Executive Director, California Indian Museum and Cultural Center, directs museum projects, including supporting K-12 schools and districts with culturally responsive curriculum and instruction.
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Dr. Stanley Rodriguez, Ed.D. (Kumeyaay)

Director, Kumeyaay Community College
Stanley Rodriguez, member of the Kumeyaay Santa Ysabel Band of the Iipay Nation is an educator, language teacher, and tribal singer. He is an advocate for his community’s culture and traditions and serves in a number of advising and teaching roles in the San Diego and Native Kumeyaay... Read More →
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Bill Carbone

Executive Director, TeachRock | RUMBLE: Music and Indigenous People in the Classroom, Rock and Roll Forever Foundation
Bill Carbone is Executive Director at Steven Van Zandt's Rock and Roll Forever Foundation (RRFF), where his skills as an ethnomusicologist, educator, musician, and people-person coalesce. At RRFF, Carbone leads a staff of 13 curriculum designers, policy wonks, and development professionals... Read More →
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Dr. Staci Block

Executive Leadership Coach in the Multilingual Education and Global Achievement (MEGA) Department, Learning and Leadership Services Division, San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE)
Over the past 23 years Dr. Staci Block has served as a county office of education administrator, school principal, curriculum and instruction director, and classroom teacher. Staci has provided hundreds of customized professional learnings that activate teachers and administrators... Read More →

Thursday May 12, 2022 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
30ABC 111 W. Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA 92101