Cultural Competency Workshops

21May 2018

In the Best Interest: Introduction to the Indian Child Welfare Act

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In 1978, a contingent of elders from North Dakota lobbied for the passage of a unique Congressional Act to keep their grandchildren from being unnecessarily removed. This month’s session of […]

20Apr 2018

Cultural Competency Workshop: How Many Grandparents do you Have? Native Relationships

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How Many Grandparents do you Have? Native Relationships

This session will examine traditional Native familial relationships and the various forces that contributed to the breakdown of family in Tribal communities. Understanding […]

23Mar 2018

Cultural Competency Workshop: The Teachings of our Elders: Democracy and Civil Discourse

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The Teachings of our Elders: Democracy and Civil Discourse

Tribal nations had strong traditions of diplomacy, civil discourse, persuasive speaking. These practices were noted by Benjamin Franklin and other leaders as […]

20Mar 2018

The Teachings of our Elders: Democracy and Civil Discourse

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Please join us on March 23rd for our next Cultural Competency Workshop, The Teachings of our Elders: Democracy and Civil Discourse. We will examine some of the traditions of tribal […]

9Feb 2018

Cultural Competency Workshop: Tipi Creeping or Stalking: Indian Love and Domestic Violence

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Tipi Creeping or Stalking: Indian Love and Domestic Violence

The #metoo movement has inspired much discussion about what constitutes sexual assault, what is merely undesirable behavior, and how the changing roles […]

19Jan 2018

Cultural Competency Workshop: The Melting Pot, Multicultural Stew, and the Lone Wolf

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The Melting Pot, Multicultural Stew, and the Lone Wolf
Everyone knows what culture is but do we really know how it works? This session will examine the social construct of race, […]