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Red Talks

Date and Time: July 17, 2019, 10:30 AM CT

Location: Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E 6th St, Lawrence
(view on google maps)

Emerging indigenous influencers speak about Indian Country, tribal policy, social advocacy, and art expression through a series of short presentations.

Panel discussion exploring the traditions and roles associated with powwow head staff.

Durrell Cooper III, Treasurer, Apache Tribe of Oklahoma, "Facing Adversity Through Adaptive Leadership"

Becky Howlett, Outside Councel for the Navajo Nation Dept of Justice, "Representing Indigenous: A Focus on Tribal Governmental Priorities"

Sean Snyder (Navajo) & Adrian Stevens (Northern Ute, Shoshnee Bannock), "Breaking Social Barriers in Traditional Structures"

Grace Gillette (Arikara), Executive Director, Denver March Powwow, "Modernization of Powwows"

Ruben Littlehead (Northern Cheyenne), Graduate of Haskell Indian Nations University, "They Fear Those That Talk Loud"

Red Talks are part of "Young Professionals Powwow" a ceremonial celebration and series of public events featuring emerging indigenous influencers exploring issues facing Indian Country today. Partnership with Lead Horse LLC.

Events are free, except for participants who wish to receive a professional headshot photograph or want to enter the hand drum contest.

Sponsored by: Mini-Moccasins, Inc

For more information about this event, please contact:
Frederick Gipp
(785) 766-7789


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