Native Studies Summer Workshop for Educators

June 25 - 29, 2018

Native Studies Summer Workshop for Educators    

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Date: June 25th – June 29th, 2018.
Location: Lower Sioux Indian Community

Registration Fee: $575.00 (covers 5 breakfasts 4 lunches Tradition Meal/ course materials/bags/shirts, etc.).

To register: Contact American Indian Center Director, Jim Knutson-Kolodzne at:

Or visit:

The Native Studies Summer Workshop for Educators is designed to increase the knowledge, sensitivity and awareness of Minnesota educators, administrators, and student service providers on the histories, cultures and languages of the federally recognized tribes and bands in Minnesota. This high-quality professional development program will promote a greater understanding of American Indian issues and provide opportunities to critically evaluate educational materials and resources. The goal of the Native Studies Summer Workshop for Educators is to facilitate learning among teachers, administrators, and student service providers in order to increase the effectiveness of working with American Indian students and teaching American Indian content.

Who Should Attend:  Pre-K-16 educators; students in teacher training programs; those involved with the education of American Indian students including classroom teachers, teacher aides, curriculum specialists, library media specialists, guidance counselors, home-school coordinators, Title IX/JOM coordinators and administrators; tribal education staff; college and university faculty, staff and administrators; and those with an interest in American Indian Studies and/or American Indian education.

Past Workshop Locations and Partnerships:

2017-White Earth Nation

2016- Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

2015-Prairie Island Dakota Community

2014-Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

2013-Twin Cities--Perpich Center for Arts Education

2012-Bois Forte Band of Chippewa

2011-Upper Sioux Community Pejuhutazizi Oyate

2010-White Earth Nation

2009-Lower Sioux Indian Community

2008-Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe

2007-St. Cloud State University