Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Statement from President Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D.

2022-10-05T11:54:46-07:00

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Statement from President Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D. Indigenous peoples have lived along the coasts, on the islands, and in the mountains of California for thousands of years. The Chumash Nation, specifically, has always believed that “all things are alive, intelligent, dangerous and sacred.” Since our founding in 1974, Fielding Graduate University has been physically located in Santa Barbara, where the Chumash Nation and its ancestors’ tribes and bands have lived for centuries. In addition to Santa Barbara, this California Indigenous Nation has roots in San Luis Obispo, Ventura, Malibu, and the Channel Islands. In acknowledgment of [...]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Statement from President Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D.2022-10-05T11:54:46-07:00

Indigenous Peoples Day Acknowledgement with guest speaker Steven Newcomb

2022-10-03T11:58:02-07:00

The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code This presentation explores how the Doctrine of Discovery provides the larger historical context for Pope Francis’ recent trip to Turtle Island (“Canada”) and the various calls for truth and reconciliation. Understanding the Doctrine of Discovery is critical in understanding how Indigenous policy today has been informed by our past. Issues addressed include challenges to Tribal sovereignty, land stewardship and loss,  “boarding schools” in the United States as well as “residential schools” in Canada. Such understandings allow us to reflect on how and in what ways we can make meaningful change, that [...]

Indigenous Peoples Day Acknowledgement with guest speaker Steven Newcomb2022-10-03T11:58:02-07:00
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