Native American Heritage Month Opening Ceremony

November 4, 2020

Please join us in the opening ceremony facilitated by Amal K. Munayer, EOP Advisor, featuring  Dr. Greg Sarris,  renowned author, scholar, teacher, and Tribal Chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria and Endowed Chair of Sonoma State University and Dr. Jerlena Griffin-Desta, Chief Diversity Officer from The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Office of the President, as they officially open NAHM highlighting the university's commitment and care for our local Native American community and the academic success of our students. 

NAHM will feature SSU Native American alumni discussing how to navigate the workforce after graduation, a student panel centered around Native identity development, as well as a range of diverse topics, including violence and survivance, creativity, mother earth, healing and the arts and a speaker series focused around Climate Change, COVID, and Community Resilience.  These events are brought to you by students, faculty, staff and community by the collaborations of Department of Native American Studies (NAMS), the HUB Cultural Center, Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), and Native American Progressive Students (NAPS)  Stay tuned for the full calendar of events on Sealwolf Living and The HUB Cultural Center.

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