52nd Annual
Native American Critical Issues Conference
March 10-12, 2022 at 8:30am

3 Days, 3 Tracks

Networking Café Daily 8:30-9am

Session 1 9-10am

Session 2 10:15-11:15am

Session 3 11:30am-12:30pm

Vendors Session 12:45pm-1:45pm (March 10 and 11 only)

 Track A blue  Zoom Webinar
 Track B green  Zoom Meeting
 Track C (Youth) purple  Zoom Meeting
 Networking Cafe  Zoom Webinar 
 Vendor Booths  Zoom Meeting

Day 1: Thursday, March 10, 2022
8:30-1:45pm EST

Plenary: Opening Ceremony

9-10am
i.1.A.

Song, Dr. Martin Reinhardt
Prayer, Frank Ettawageshik
Song and Welcome, Dr. Martin Reinhardt
Welcome, Chairperson Jamie Stuck
Technical Orientation, Williamson Creative Agency LLC
Elections, Rochelle Ettawageshik
Distinguished Service Awardee, Angeline Boulley

How Climate Change affects our Cultural Centering

10:15-11:15am
i.2.A.

Frank Ettawageshik
Moderated by Rochelle Ettawageshik

The erasure of Native American Students in Higher Education

10:15-11:15am
i.2.B.

Pamela Monaghan-Geernaert
Amber Henderson
Moderated by June Mamagona Fletcher

Stoodis, so you can Skooden!
Dream your perfect college.

10:15-11:15am
i.2.C.

Lin Bardwell
Amber Morseau
Stephanie Chau
Melissa Kiesewetter
Moderated by Eva Menefee

Native Inclusion Initiatives at WMU Medical School

11:30am-12:30pm
i.3.A.

Dr. Cheryl Dickson
Amber Morseau
Dr. Martin Reinhardt
Moderated by Frank Ettawageshik

A Family’s Perspective on Boarding School Survival

11:30am-12:30pm
i.3.B.

Rochelle Ettawageshik
Moderated by Lisa Kurtz-Tollenaar

Sense of Belonging in Academia: Finding Balance Through Reciprocal Relationships as Indigenous Youth

11:30am-12:30pm
i.3.C.

Roxy Sprowl
Mikayla Thompson
Moderated by Melinda Hernandez

 

Day 2: Friday, March 11, 2022
8:30-1:45pm EST

Networking Cafe

8:30-9 am
ii.0.A.

Come on in! Join us for pre-conference networking. This will take place in Zoom Webinar and you'll have the option to unmute and turn on your audio, not video.

Moderated by Dr. Martin Reinhardt

Jonny R. the Ojibwe Outlaw

9-10 am
ii.1.A.

Jonny R. the Ojibwe Outlaw
Moderated by Dr. Martin Reinhardt

Kinomaage: Collaborations for Anishinaabemowin Education

10:15-11:15 am
ii.2.A.

Sean Kottke
Kelli Cassaday
Darcy McMahon
Joe Lubig
Dr. Martin Reinhardt
Michele Wellman-Teeple
Moderated by Frank Ettawageshik

Exposed: How High-Profile Litigation Impacts Indian Children’s Privacy

10:15-11:15 am
ii.2.B.

Cassondra Church
Moderated by Rochelle Ettawageshik

Journaling Sketching and Lyrics

10:15-11:15 am
ii.2.C.

Melinda Hernandez
Lennon Wolcott
Moderated by Lisa Kurtz-Tollenaar

Town Hall Plenary: Michigan Indian Education

11:30am-12:30 pm
ii.3.A.

Jannan Cotto
Frank Ettawageshik
Chris Gordon
MDE’s Indigenous Education Initiative Team
Moderated by Mary Pelcher

Vendor Booths

12:45pm-1:45pm
ii.4.

-Reinhardt & Associates
-Michigan Veterans Resource Service Center
-Williamson Creative Agency LLC

Want to be a Vendor? Head to "call for participation"

Moderated by Amber Morseau

 

Day 3: Saturday, March 11, 2022
8:30-12:30pm EST

Networking Cafe

8:30-9 am
iii.0.A.

Come on in! Join us for pre-conference networking. This will take place in Zoom Webinar and you'll have the option to unmute and turn on your audio, not video.

Moderated by Dr. Martin Reinhardt

Maawn-doon-ga-nan Resource Manual Panel

9-10 am
iii.1.A.

Stephanie Chau
Melissa Isaac
Jannan Cotto
Amanda Weinert
Kriyah Gaillard
Melissa Kiesewetter
Moderated by Amber Morseau

MSUE Self-Assessment regarding Tribal Extension Education

9-10 am
iii.1.B.

Emily Proctor
Moderated by June Mamagona Fletcher

Rematriation of Indigenous Seeds

10:15-11:15 am
iii.2.A.

David Michner
Shiloh Maples
Joe VanAlstine
Veronica Pasfield
Moderated by Rochelle Ettawageshik

Enacting Entrepreneurial Sovereignty: A Review of Literature on Anishinaabe Economics Before the Twentieth Century

10:15-11:15 am
iii.2.B.

Bazile Panek
Moderated by Melinda Hernandez

A Truthful Relation with One's Self Strengthens One's Relation with Mother Earth

10:15-11:15 am
iii.2.C.

Brandon Garlow
Fiona Byrne Ryan
Moderated by Eva Menefee

Plenary: Claiming and Centering Identity

11:30-12:30 pm
iii.3.A.

Keynote Speaker, Angeline Boulley, Author of Firekeeper’s Daughter

Prayer, Frank Ettawageshik
Hand Drum Song, Dr. Martin Reinhardt