Carmen Lopez, Ed.M.’00, executive director of College Horizons, an organization dedicated to increasing the number of Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students succeeding in college and graduate programs, speaks on the need for institutions to honor the treaties put in place with sovereign nations as a first step in supporting indigenous communities.
Tarajean Yazzie-Mintz, Ed.D.’02, founder and principal consultant at the First Light Education Project, discusses the need for compassionate teachers with a deep love of learning in higher education – and the field of education as a whole.
Diana Onco-Ingyadet, assistant director of the Native American Cultural Center at Yale University, highlights the importance of indigenous voices in all areas higher education – not only research and teaching, but also adminstrative areas like student affairs.
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Heather Watts, Ed.M.’19
Mohawk & Anishinaabe, Six Nations of the Grand River
Doctoral Student, University of Toronto
Tim Begaye, Ed.M.’93, Ed.M.’97, Ed.D.’04
Education and Leadership Consultant
Embodied Justice Educator Consultant
Carmen Lopez, Ed.M.’00
Executive Director, College Horizons
Navajo, Kiowa, Comanche
Assistant Director, Native American Cultural Center, Yale University
Tarajean Yazzie-Mintz, Ed.D.’02
Founder & Principal Consultant, First Light Education Project
About the Future of Education series:
The Future of Education is HGSE’s Centennial discussion series, meant to explore less-visible ideas and solutions, share new knowledge, and foster constructive conversation about the most important issues in education. Throughout 2020, these convenings will dig deep into critical topics and big-picture ideas, with scholars, practitioners, and thought leaders from across and beyond the education sector.