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Program Highlights

Native American Graduation Celebration

The 2018 Native American Graduation Celebration will be held at the end of Spring Quarter in the Bronco Student Center. This evening includes dinner and recognition of graduates. If you are graduating and would like to participate in this year's celebration you may contact Elena Nourrie at esnourrie@cpp.edu for more information. More details below.

 

IndigeNight Concert

The Native American Student Center and Inter-Tribal Pow Wow Council is excited to host an evening concert highlighting indigenous music and food. The event will take place during Spring Quarter. Official music line-up will be announced at the beginning of Spring Quarter. *Everyone is welcome* 

 

Upcoming Events

Host San Manuel Youth

Tuesday, March 29, 2018

11:00am – 3:00pm

Bldg. 26-105

Native American Student Center

Native youth in middle and high school will be visiting campus. Tracy Moore confirmed general campus tour beginning at 11:00am. Native American Student Center will host lunch and also arrange an activity with AISES students and presentations from Maximizing Engineering Potential and Collins College.

 

Welcome Back Games Night

Thursday, April 5, 2018

5:00pm-7:00pm

Bldg. 26-105

Native American Student Center

Join us as we celebrate the start of Cal Poly Pomona’s last spring quarter with fun, games and food! 

 

Indigenous Womxn’s Leadership

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

12:00pm-2:00pm

Bronco Student Center – Lyra

The Native American Student Center and Womxn’s Resource Center

Collaboration  to host Dr. Minthorn. Join us as we explore values and ways of Indigenous leadership. Dr. Minthorn will also discuss how gender, intersectionality, relations, and inter-generational relationships influence our leadership styles.

 

Native Night

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Bldg. 26-105

Native American Student Center

Robin Minthorn, Ph.D., is an enrolled citizen of the Kiowa tribe of Oklahoma and Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico in Educational Leadership and Native American Studies. Dr. Minthorn will engage with Native students to discuss how to successfully navigate an evolving campus climate and maintain value for Native peoples’ unique experiences.

 

Native Womxn’s Wellness Circle

Thursday, April 12, 2018

5:00pm-7:00pm

Bldg. 26-105

Native American Student Center

We will discuss macroaggressions and ally ship as we practice how to maintain and integrate self-care and healing from an Indigenous perspective.

 

CA Native Vote Project

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

11:30am-1:00pm

Bldg. 26-105

Native American Student Center

Learn how the CA Native Vote Project is working to achieve equity in the Native American community through voter engagement, education strategies, and registration. Learn how to get involved to improve the quality of life for the Native community and protect the continuity of Native American cultures. 

 

Mock Interviews!

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

12:00pm-1:30pm

Bldg. 26-105

Native American Student Center

Join us as we meet with Dr. Cheryl Love, Career Counselor from Career Services as we discuss the do’s and don’ts of interviewing to help you feel confident and prepared for your next interview! 

 

Native Night

Thursday, May 10, 2018

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Bldg. 26-105

Native American Student Center

We will take a break from coursework to play board games, watch a movie and have dinner together in efforts to de-stress from midterms!

 

Navajo Political Philosophy & Governance

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Bronco Student Center – Lyra

Native American Student Center

Dr. Lerma is P'urhépecha. He is an Associate Professor of Politics and International Affairs & Applied Indigenous Studies at Northern Arizona University. We will welcome Dr. Lerma to Cal Poly Pomona for a presentation on his book Guided by the Mountains: Navajo Political Philosophy and Governance as well as his path to becoming a Native scholar and Professor.

 

Two-Spirits

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

5:00pm – 7:30pm

Bldg. 15-1823

Native American Student Center

We will be screening the Two-Spirits documentary on the story of Fred Martinez and interacting with a panel of two-spirit folx through a Q&A session.

 

Finals Prep and Food

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

3:00pm-5:00pm

Bldg. 26-105

Native American Student Center

We’re gathering to unwind with friends as we gear up to prepare for finals!

 

Native American Graduation Celebration & Scholarship Recognition

Saturday, June 2, 2018

12:00pm-2:00pm

Bronco Student Center - Ursa Minor

Native American Student Center

You are invited to join us as we honor the success of graduating Native American students of the class of 2018! Native students are welcome to bring their families for lunch as we all join to celebrate in community! Our Keynote speaker is Aaron Yazzie (Navajo), Mechanical Engineer with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.