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NAIPISA event will explore Indigenous land acknowledgments

On Monday, Nov. 1, from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (PT), join the Native American, Indigenous and Pacific Islander Staff Association (NAIPISA) for a special presentation, Indigenous Land Acknowledgements: Why They Matter and Why They Are Not Enough.

Two members of the UC President’s Native American Advisory Council will share information about land acknowledgment statements and will offer guidance on how writing and delivering land acknowledgments can be a practice for deepening understanding and bringing about justice for Indigenous communities.

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Featured speakers

Cutcha Risling Baldy, Ph. D., is an associate professor and department chair of Native American Studies at Humboldt State University. Her research is focused on Indigenous feminism, California Indians and decolonization. She received her doctorate in Native American studies with a designated emphasis in feminist theory and research from UC Davis. She is the author of a popular blog that explores issues of social justice, history and California Indian politics and culture. Cutcha is Hupa, Yurok and Karuk, and an enrolled member of the Hoopa Valley Tribe in Northern California.

Wallace Cleaves, Ph.D., is associate professor of teaching and associate director of the University Writing Program at UC Riverside, from which he received his doctorate in Medieval English literature. He has taught courses in Medieval, Renaissance, and Native American literature at Pomona College, California State, Fullerton, and UC Riverside. He is a member of the Gabrielino-Tongva Native American tribe — the Indigenous peoples of the Los Angeles area — and is deeply involved with his tribe. He has served on the Tribal Council and is currently working to develop a land trust.

Join us!

What: NAIPISA presents: Indigenous Land Acknowledgements: Why They Matter and Why They Are Not Enough

When: Monday, Nov. 1, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (PT)

Registration: Register online here

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