IAIA - Institute of American Indian Arts

Event Schedule


Conference Schedule
Friday, April 20th
12:30 PM – 5:00PM Cob workshop with Jonah Hill and Lillian Hill on the IAIA campus (Saturday workshop canceled)
5:00 PM – 6:00PM Dinner in Haozous Sustainability Garden behind Library and Technology Center auditorium lobby
7:00 PM – 8:30PM Opening prayer with Grandmother Flordemayo
  Keynote with Winona LaDuke, Library and Technology Center (LTC) auditorium

Saturday, April 21th  
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast in LTC lobby
8:45 AM Opening prayer with Grandmother Flordemayo, LTC auditorium
 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM International Indigenous Climate Justice Issues and Movements:
  – Tom Goldtooth, Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network
  – David Michael Karabelnikoff, Sustainable Development Alaska
 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM Low Carbon Diet: Renewable Energy in Local Native communities and Native Food Movements
  – Dave Melton, Sacred Power
  – Anna Rondon, Gallup Solar
  – Shirley Sneve, Growing Native
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM Intergenerational panel discussion on The Art of Change
12:00 AM – 12:50 PM Lunch in IAIA cafeteria
 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM Choose one of the following creative, hands-on workshops (limited to 15 participants each):
  – Community Arts and Climate Change: An Experimental Workshop Littleglobe — Molly Sturges and Dylan McLaughlin
  – Poetry and Nature — James Stevens
  – Native Plants and Making Handmade Seed Paper — Tom Antonio, Jonah Hill and Monica Gutierrez
  – Culture, Nature and Stories — Grandmother Flordemayo and Dean Ann Filemyr
  – The Conscious Creative — Rose Simpson
 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM Creative share out from workshops
 5:00 PM – 6:00PM Closing collaborative conference activity
 6:00 PM – 7:00PM Dinner in IAIA cafeteria
 7:00 PM – Later Later after dinner fire and music with Student Sustainability Leaders

Download or read workshop descriptions and speaker biographies Art of Change Workshop Descriptions (download file icon, 136.4 KiB)