Thursday, September 10, 2020

Webinar with Dr. Gregory Cajete

Today I attended a webinar with 1100 participants, including 137 different tribes. 

It is the 4th webinar in the series: "Indigenous Perspectives on Earth and Sky" 

"Native Astronomy through Native Eyes"  was presented by Dr. Gregory Cajete" 

Nancy Maryboy introduced the webinar series.

The webinar is part of a series that is planned by Indigenous Education Institute San Juan Island National Monuments, San Juan Island National Historical Park and BLM Collaborative Action and Dispute Resolution.

Description of webinar is here: Dr. Cajete is Professor Emeritus and former Director of the Native American Studies program at the University of New Mexico. He is a renowned author and artist from Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico. He has pioneered reconciling Indigenous perspectives in science with a western academic setting. His focus is on teaching culturally based science, with its emphasis on health and wellness. 

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