NAIPISA’s ideas for a fulfilling winter break
Need ideas for activities, shopping or giving back during our winter break? The Native American Indigenous Pacific Islander Staff Association (NAIPISA) — UCOP’s newest staff affinity group — has ideas for supporting its mission through reading, watching, shopping and philanthropy.
*Links are for Native American- and Native Hawaiian-owned bookstores.
“Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants” by Robin Wall Kimmerer
“From a Native Daughter: Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawaii” by Haunani-Kay Trask
“There, There” by Tommy Orange
Philanthropy and service
Sogorea Te’ Land Trust is an urban Indigenous women-led organization based in the Bay Area that facilitates the return of Indigenous land back to Indigenous people.
Native American Health Center (Bay Area) provides high-quality medical, dental, behavioral health, community wellness and social service programs to California’s Bay Area Native American population and other underserved communities.
For questions or more information about NAIPISA, contact Tae-Sun.Kim@ucop.edu.Tags: holidays, NAIPISA