Indigenous People's Day

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A Virtual Gathering: Indigenous Peoples' Day

Santa Rosa Junior College

October 11, 2021

11:00 am -3:00 pm

Virtual Gathering


11:00 am | Opening Prayer and Blessing

Dean Hoaglin, Coast Miwok, Pomo, Yuki, and Wailaki

11:15 am | Santa Rosa Junior College Land Acknowledgement

Sandy Sigala, Hopland Band of Pomo Indians

11:30 am | Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women: What's Happening Today

April McGill, Yuki Round Valley and Wappo Alexander Valley

12:00pm | Cultural Identity, Resiliency, and Child Development

Maleese Warner, Mescalero Apache and Cherokee

Jennifer Perez, Isleta Pueblo

12:30 pm | Traditional Pomo Dancing

1:00 pm | Walking in Three Worlds: SRJC Alumni, Employee and Licensed Clinician

Brijida "Brijit" Christina Alemán, AMFT and APCC, Hopeland Band of Pomo Indians and Mexican American Heritage

1:20 pm | Critical Indigenous Theory: Through the Lense of Cultural Sustainability

Leah Mata Fragua, Yak Tityu Tityu Yak Tithini N. Chumas

2:00 Pm | Climate Justice, Adaptation, and INvesting in Indigenous Power

Kailea Fredrick, Tahltan, Kaska, and Black American

2:30 pm | Generations of Surviving Through Tradition and Art

L Frank Manriquez, Tongva Ajachemen Tribes, Artist, Activist

3:00 pm | Closing Prayer

Brenda Flyswithhawks, Tsalági Eastern Cherokee


Sponsored by SRJC Native American Faculty and Staff Association


Contact us: M-F: 9am -5pm; M&W until 7pm.

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Pioneer Hall 380;
T: 10:30am- 2:30pm
W: 12:30pm – 7pm
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