American Indian Education Program Parent & Youth Leadership Conference Agenda

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					                               Conference Schedule

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.     Registration
Grand Ballroom            Light Breakfast
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9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.    Opening Session
Grand Ballroom            Welcome
                               ~Dereck Goodwin
                                      Parent Committee
                               ~Matt Franklin
                                      Tribal Chairman of the Miwok Tribe
                          Keynote Speaker
                               ~ Britta Guerrero
                                      Executive Director of Sacramento Native
                                      American Health Center/ Community Liaison
                                      with Mayor Kevin Johnson

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.   Break Out Session I
Upper and Lower
Level Meetings Rooms

11:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.   Break Out Session II
Upper and Lower
Level Meeting Rooms

12:25 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.    Lunch
Grand Ballroom            Closing Keynote Speaker
                                ~Cheewa James
                                    Singer and Author

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.     Closing Remarks
Grand Ballroom            Book Signing
                                ~Cheewa James
                                ~Caryn Yacowitz
                                      Breakout Sessions

                   Guided by Wisdom ~ Wheels over Indian Trails
Caryn Huberman Yacowitz: Author and Writer of Native American Children’s Books

                                                                         Lobby Suite 1st Floor
                                                                    Limited to 45 Participants

                                   The Time of Renewal
                        Connecting With Mother Earth through Clay
Ellen Springwind: Therapeutic and Cultural Artist
                                                                      Walnut Room 2nd Floor
                                                                    Limited to 40 Participants

                            In Search of Visions “The Right Turn”
Officer Jasper Begay: California Highway Patrol
                                                                         Oak Room 2nd Floor
                                                                    Limited to 30 Participants
                                                                           5th Grade and Up

                         The Spiritual Realm Through the Art of Yoga
Jessie Ramirez: Vision Quest Yoga Therapist
                                                                      Orchard Suite 2nd Floor
                                                                    Limited to 60 Participants

                       Sitting Down with a Group of Wise Indian Women
                                Divine Direction Speaking Panel
Lisa Begay: Tribal Consultant
              How to Advocate for Our Indian Children
Eleanor McCampbell: Native Radiant Health Coach
              Improving the Health and State of Well Being of Indian People
Pam Ames: Researching a New Indian Population
              Census Awareness & Education for the American Indian Children
Phyllis Preston: Advocate for Native American Affairs
              Special Needs Advocate for Our Children in Indian Country

                                                                                  Delta Room
                                                                    Limited to 45 Participants

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Description: 2009 American Indian Education Program Parent & Youth Leadership Conference Educating Our Children Empowering Our People Saturday, December 12, 2009 Sacramento State University Grand Ballroom 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. For Native American Indian students entering K - 12th grade and their parents Indian Education: The Sacramento City Unified School District's American Indian Education Program will be hosting a conference on Dec. 12, 2009 at Sacramento State University. We are still looking for any vendors or information booths to attend our event. I have attached our flyer and a tentative conference schedule and descriptions of our breakout sessions in case you would like more information. Please e-mail us back the attached vendor form if you are interested in reserving a complimentary booth. Contact: Angela Artz, Resource Teacher, (916) 277-6390