Oct 24, 2011
Join Muckleshoot Tribal College for a series of engaging presentations by some of Indian Country’s most dynamic people. Enrolled students may be eligible to receive credit for attendance. View Flyer
MTC welcomes Chenoa Egawa as the 3rd speaker in a series of 4 presentations during Fall Quarter.
Where: MUCKLESHOOT TRIBAL COLLEGE
When: 5 PM TO 7 PM
Who: OPEN TO ALL
Cost : FREE
Chenoa Egawa is of the Lummi and S’Kallam Nations of Washington State. She is a singer, ceremonial leader, medicine carrier, speaker, and artist dedicated to bringing healing to people from all cultures through recognition of our shared experiences as human beings. She has worked in schools for over 20 years, creating programs that teach Native American culture and history, empowering Native youth and improving racial equity within the public schools. Through extensive travels in Mexico, Guatemala, Brazil and Chile she has served as a bridge for communication in exchanges with indigenous peoples of North and South in efforts to protect and preserve indigenous cultures, languages and homelands. She has also served in cross-cultural interactions among Native and non-Native communities, educators and environmental groups with the intent to bring about mutual respect, understanding and appreciation. Chenoa is Host for the Native news television programs ‘Northwest Indian News’ and ‘Native Heartbeat,’ both of which are viewed across the Western United States, Canada, Hawaii, Alaska and New Zealand.