NAISA Conference May 17–19, 2018

Supported Events

NAISA Indigenous Education Preconference

Wednesday May 16th, 2018
8 am to 6 pm
UCLA Campus

The Preconference theme is Community-Engaged Research in Indigenous Education—Setting a 21st Century Agenda. Session panels and roundtables will explore Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy, Indigenous Community-Based Language Revitalization, Indigenous Higher Education Research, Tribal-University Partnerships, Teacher Education and Teacher Partnerships, Indian Boarding Schools Before and After, and Indigenous Thought and Education Research, among other topics. Read more →


To Native Beauty: Indigenous Music, Dance and Spoken Word Poetry

Saturday, May 19, 2018
InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown
900 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90017

This important event will benefit the United American Indian Involvement, Inc (UAII); the largest provider of human and health services to American Indians/ Alaskan Natives liviing in Los Angeles. Join us for an event highlighting the best of Dance, Music, and Spoken Word Poetry from Natives who now call the urban centers home. A silent auction will be on display for high end items for your consideration. This event will also feature the history of service from UAII along with the many collaborations that have helped us continue to fullfill our desire to uplift our community. Read more →

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people of
Yaanga
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