Lecture Series & Webinar Recordings:
Tewa Perception of Sustainability
with Tony Dorame Jr., PhD. Anthony “Tony” Dorame is a former instructor of the Santa Fe Indian School. He attended Arizona State University, has a B.S in Wildlife Biology from Colorado State University as well as a M.S in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana. Moderated by SFIC board chair Karen Buller and SFIC director Caren Gala, April 20, 2021.
How do we sustain our way of living? Tony Dorame Jr. will share how our relationships with each other and the Earth makes a difference. Can Tewa Lifeways shed light on a more enlightened way to save the planet?
This interactive lecture and discussion will focus on the notion of sustainability and its relationship to Tewa ways of knowing and lifeways. The presentation will focus on aspects of Agriculture, Hunting, Language, Relationships, and Knowledge Transmission.
Seven Circles of Wellness
with Anthony “Thosh” Collins, Well for Culture co-founder, moderated by SFIC board member Samuel Villarreal Catanach, February 23, 2021.
Well for Culture is an Indigenous wellness initiative offering consulting services, curricula, trainings and workshops based on an original model for holistic health: The Seven Circles of Wellness. Their program model incorporates research, data and knowledge from ancestral Indigenous teachings, integrative health fields, and other relevant sources.
To find out more, check out the Well for Culture website:
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New Mexico COVID-19 Vaccine Overview for the Urban Native Community
with Dan Burke, NMDOH Infectious Disease Bureau Chief, and Shandiin Wood, NMDOH Health Systems Epidemiologist, moderated by SFIC board member Carrie Wood, January 12, 2021.
Presentation and Q&A regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and rollout by the New Mexico Department of Health as it pertains to the urban Native community in New Mexico.
Na’atł’o’ (Diné String Games and Stars)
with Warlance Chee, Navajo language instructor at the Native American Community Academy in Albuquerque, November 17, 2020
Diné String Games are a winter storytelling activity. The purpose of these games is to encourage creativity, fine motor skills, as well as teach respect and thankfulness for nature and winter. It is a good way to spend quality time with family.
Historical Truths, Representation, and its Consequences: Part 1
with Corrine Sanchez, PhD, Heidi Brandow, M.A., and Joseph Aguilar, PhD; moderated by SFIC board member Carrie Wood, September 29, 2020
The panel discusses the topic of colonial monuments in and around Santa Fe, New Mexico and will tie historical facts surrounding the colonization of New Mexico and its Indigenous peoples to the representation of history through monuments, and finally, to the real-world consequences of it all.
Coping with Stress During COVID-19, What You Need to Know
with Alisha Shelborn, MA, LPAT, September 15, 2020
Alisha will offer ways to cope with increased anxiety, tension, stress and loneliness utilizing modern and traditional techniques. Alisha is a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. She has been a Therapist for 17 years working with children, families and individuals at varying stages of treatment and recovery plus has had many years working in areas of trauma and addiction.