Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights 2020

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Listen: Radio Bird Street

"The Maidu Nation Station!"
4 - 5 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time
Joining us today:
Tammy Cheshire, Professor, Anthropology & Ethnic Studies at Sacramento City College, California State University, Sacramento and The Center for Human Services, UC Davis Extension. Cheshire also advises the student run Indigenous People's club at Sacramento City College. Cheshire is Lakota and has several publications on American Indian families and her master's thesis from Oregon State University was on Cultural Transmission in Urban American Indian Families. She is currently working on her Doctorate in Education at CSUS and plans to focus her dissertation on recruitment, retention and graduation of American Indian students in higher education.
Rose Beth Middleton, Ph.D., Environmental Science, Policy and Management - Society and Environment.dissertation is entitled: ‘We Were Here, We Are Here, We Will Always Be Here:’ A Political Ecology of Healing in Mountain Maidu Country, and it is about intergenerational trauma/ healing in Maidu natural resource activism. An ongoing project related to the dissertation is an interactive GIS map of Indian allotments in Plumas and Lassen counties that Maidu tribal governments, individuals, and organizations can use in land claims and genealogical research. Currently, Middleton is the UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow, Environmental Science and Policy, Native American Studies, at University of California, Davis.
"First you dream it,
plot it out,
ask Creator to bless it,
only then will you achieve it, On Native Ground!"
- ppena, Kickapoo Nation KS

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