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Colloquium: On Indian Ground: California. A Return to Indigenous Knowledge: Generating Hope, Leadership, and Sovereignty through Education

  • Academic Innovation Studio, Dwinelle Hall (map)

Speakers: Nicole Myers-Lim, J.D., Executive Director,California Indian Museum and Cultural Center; Joely Proudfit, Ph.D., Director California Indian Culture & Sovereignty Center Professor, American Indian Studies Department Chair and Professor, American Indian Studies,California State University San Marcos

Sponsors: Center for Native American Issues Research onAmerican Indian Graduate ProgramNative American Student DevelopmentAmerican Indian Graduate Student AssociationNative American StudiesIndigenous Language Revitalization DEGraduate School of Education

Dr. Joely Proudfit, Ph.D. is the Department Chair of American Indian Studies at California State University San Marcos and the Director of the California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center. Nicole Myers-Lim, J.D. is the Executive Director of the California Indian Museum and Cultural Center. Dr. Proudfit and Ms. Lim have worked together for over twenty years and have collaborated on a number of projects to serve California tribal communities, support native students in K-12 and secondary education and promote cultural revitalization and self determination across the U.S.

Refreshments: A light reception will follow the event.

Event contact:, 510-642-0813