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Native Culture and Language Symposium 2021
Community Healing Through Culture & Language “People With A Sense of Humor Have a Better Sense of Life”
Dr. Risha VanderWey
Introduction by TCUSD #15 Superintendent
TCUSD #15 Princesses
2021 TCUSD #15 Annual Culture & Language Symposium Introductions
“We would like to Thank the Tuba City Unified School District #15 Governing School Board for their support and dedication to the education of our students.”
Lee Tsinigine (President), Harriett Sloan-Carter, Sarah Adson, Ron Begay and JoAnne Todacheenie
Flag Song (Dine’ Language)
Cultural Symposium 2021
Navajo Language Instructional Strategies and techniques for remote learning.
Motivational words of encouragement and entertainment.
Storytelling utilizing Coyote Stories and real world scenerios – how youth may gain thinking skills.
In Beauty We Will Walk: Kodo’o Ho’zhoo’ Dooleel A realization to walk in beauty embraces excellence, self-reliance, & high self-esteem toward spiritual, emotional, cognitive & physical healthiness. Music, and the arts, restore Hozho, beauty, and hope. Establish a Hozho track record. Re-embrace your current world. And prepare for future inconsistencies.
2015 ADE Adopted World & Native Languages Standards Overview
Examining the new standards; Understanding Performance towards Proficiency Levels; Examining the Modes of Communication; and Examining the Cultural Competencies.
ADE Webinar Implementing the World and Native Language Standards
Arizona Department of Education: Webinar devoted to outcome based teaching, assesments, cross curricular ties, etc.
Hopi Festival 2018 – The History of the Hopi
Bruce Talwyma gives a talk on the history and culture of the Hopi people and shows a short video on the Hopi way of life. This is the Second of two talks he gave on this day of the festival.
PBS Documentary: Strings on the Rez
Strings on the Rez is a documentary by Molly McBride featuring the collaborative work ETHEL did for 10 years with high school students on the Navajo Nation, under the Native American Composer Apprenticeship Project of the Grand Canyon Music Festival.
Navajo Herbs that are used for the Well-being of our Navajo People
Cultural appropriation, “manufacturing consent”, the effects of big agriculture, culturally responsive pedagogy & Arizona policies regarding curriculum withh be discussed.
Lori Arviso Alvord, ASU
The ASU Libraries proudly presents fall 2015 installment of the Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture and Community
Rick Baker - Hopi Run
Coach Ricky Gene Baker gives a talk following a short film, Hopi Run, about the Hopi High School’s win of 27 straight state-wide championships for the long distance cross country run.
Eugene Talas gives a talk on Hopi veterans and the Code Talkers. The code talkers came from several American Indian tribes, including the Hopi, and they provided unbroken code commubnications during wartime based on American Indian languages.
Alternative History of America
Edward Kabotie gives an Alternative History of America, based on Hopi perspective. His presentation is illustrated through origional songs and art created by himself and his father.
DID YOU KNOW?
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