17th annual Widening the Circle Indigenous Education Symposium
Monday May 10th, 2021 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm CST
Forrest Brooks is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. He teaches in both the First Nations Studies undergraduate program and the First Nations Education Doctoral program. He is member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. The session will give a brief description of Historical and Generational Trauma to outline issues in communities of people of color. Indigenous peoples have original ways of being which prescribe relationships that connect everyone in sacred ways. The majority of the discussion will center on seeking and carrying out healthy ways of being.
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Monday June 14th, 2021 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm CST
Neng Now is a HMong artist and researcher. He was born in Chiang Kham Refugee Camp in Thailand and grew up in Wisconsin. He graduated from Harvard University with his degree in Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology. Additionally, Neng has traveled extensively throughout the world, including Southeast Asia, where in 2020, he received a Fulbright Research Grant to research HMong whistled and musical linguistics in Laos.
Neng will share his exploration into HMong ways of thinking, and in particular, how HMong music and language have helped, and continue to help, the HMong community deal with sadness and diaspora, and enable individual and communal healing.
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