Vlog 13

Vlog 13
“Whose holiday is centered and how do we handle that… honor each individual’s faith, ways of knowing and being… extremely mindful of how to create an environment that is welcoming for each individual and to allow them to share their own identities within themselves and to be able to hold their own perspectives and faith…”

Vlog 12

Vlog 12
“Identity is a foundation to understanding the world. Our racial and ethnic identities help us better frame who we are. I challenge you, if you are in relationships with individuals to allow them to define themselves… then they will be able to share their why…”

Vlog 11

Vlog 11
“We value it differently, nearly every indigenous person I have spoke with has taught me something to be in relationship to things and give yourself to them, and to care for them…”

Vlog 10

Vlog 10
“…the idea of stewardship. What does it look like to take the things we have, and invest them wisely in people, see a return in that, either personally, but more importantly for the communities that we serve… collectivism of our knowledge and our ideas…”  

Vlog 9

Vlog 9
“I offer to you freely with the purposes of you using it, caring for it and making a difference in someone’s life.”

Vlog 8

Vlog 8
“When I think about my own racial identity, and how I am both of these things.”

Vlog 7

Vlog 7
“What I’ve learned in my traditions and from the elders is melody is arguably the most pure form of communication.”

Vlog 6

Vlog 6
“…that equips teachers with the knowledge how to interact with diversity effectively. How to be able to center learning in the lives of students… connected to the students with purpose.”

Vlog 5

Vlog 5
“Steve was an American Indian student deeply committed to really preserving his own identity. The system said…”

“…education is a pathway to liberate himself, and to empower his identity, to be able to be his best self.”

Vlog 4

Vlog 4
“…If we stand strong, we will make a difference. We’ll educate our students and that is what matters…”