SCHEDULE

Conference schedule, speakers, and locations may be subject to change.

THURSDAY, April 28

​7:30 to 8:15am

Conference registration, continental breakfast

SUB Ballroom

8:15 to 8:30am

Opening blessing from Terry Brockie, Master of Ceremonies

SUB Ballroom

8:30 to 9:15am

OPENING KEYNOTE

Denise Juneau, Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction

"Past and Present: Indian Education for All in Montana"

SUB Ballroom

9:15 to 9:30am

Welcome message from Chancellor Greg Kegel, Montana State University-Northern

SUB Ballroom

9:30 to 10:00am

Break and refreshments

SUB Ballroom

10:00 to 11:00am

Dr. Cassandra Manuelito-Kerkvliet

"What does cultural relevancy mean at a non-tribal school?"

SUB Ballroom

11:00 to Noon

Poster session

SUB Ballroom

Noon to 1:00 pm

Lunch — Meal Tickets provided for SUB Dining Hall

1:00 to 1:50 pm

STUDENT TRACK

 

Little River Institute and Sweetgrass Society Panel

FACULTY TRACK

 

Dr. Cassandra

Manuelito-Kerkvliet

SUPPORT TRACK

 

Breakout Session

2:00 to 2:50 pm

Student Presentations

Faculty are invited to attend Student Presentations

Student Support are invited to attend Student Presentations

2:50 to 3:10 pm

Break and refreshments

SUB Ballroom

3:10 to 4:00 pm

STUDENT TRACK

 

"Supaman" Christian 

Takes Gun Parrish

 

FACULTY TRACK

 

Breakout Session

SUPPORT TRACK

 

 

Dr. Cassandra

Manuelito-Kerkvliet

4:15 to 5:00 pm

Students are invited to attend Faculty Presentations

Faculty Presentations

Student Support are invited to attend Faculty Presentations

5:30 to 7:30 pm

 

Time for dinner on your own

7:30 to 9:00 pm

Performance by Supaman

Location to be determined

FRIDAY, April 29

​8:00 to 9:00 am

Continental breakfast

SUB Ballroom

9:00 to 9:15 am

Opening Blessing from Terry Brockie

SUB Ballroom

9:15 to 10:00 am

Mandy Smoker Broaddus, Director of Indian Education, OPI

"The State of Indian Education for All in Montana"

SUB Ballroom

10:00 to 10:15 am

Break and refreshments

SUB Ballroom

10:15 to 11:45 am

MORNING KEYNOTE

Dr. Pearl Yellowman

"Collected Impact: Regarding the Influence of Poverty, Culture, and Trauma

on the Behavior and Health Disparities of American Indian Youth"

SUB Ballroom

Noon to 1:00 pm

Lunch — Meal Tickets provided for SUB Dining Hall

1:00 to 1:50 pm 

STUDENT TRACK

Poster Session

FACULTY TRACK

Poster Session

SUPPORT TRACK

Poster Session

1:00 to 1:50 pm 

Student Presentations

Faculty invited to attend Student Presentations

Student Support invited to attend Student Presentations

2:50 to 3:10 pm

Break and refreshments

SUB Ballroom

3:10 to 4:00 pm

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE

Angela McLean, Director of American Indian/Minority Achievement, OCHE

"Indian Education for All Within MUS: Current State and Vision for the Future"

SUB Ballroom

4:00 to 4:30 pm

Awards Ceremony

4:30 to 4:45 pm

Closing Blessing from Terry Brockie

7:00 to 11:00 pm

40th Annual Sweetgrass Society Pow-Wow

Armory Gym

SATURDAY, April 30

Noon to 11:00 pm

40th Annual Sweetgrass Society Pow-Wow

Armory Gym