Empowered Youth Development Initiatives Virtual Workshops Hosted by Dan and Susan Ninham Sept. - Dec. 2020

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The Empowered Youth Development Initiatives (EYDI) encourages the development of strategies to strengthen the “at potential status” of all children. Youth and adolescent empowerment is the process where individuals are encouraged to take charge of their life and develop their potential on their life’s journey.

The audience includes adult practitioners who have a professional interest in the empowered development of youth and adolescents with these informative and engaging zoom workshops.

Workshop Structure: All workshop times are CST. Each workshop has four hours of zoom instruction time and each registrant will re-­ ceive a zoom invite. The zoom session will be open 15 minutes ahead of the workshop start time. The schedule will start on time and stay on time. There will be an additional half hour at the end of the scheduled

workshop time if needed. Pre-Registration includes emailed printed materials and a 10-hour professional development certificate. A pre-­workshop homework assignment for each of four-­hour workshops will be emailed to each registrant. There will be a ten-­minute break on the hour or after 90-­minute sessions. Instruction will be informative and engaging.

Session descriptions and objectives plus the session presenter profiles are located at: https://noindiggames.wordpress.com/

Emailed Pre-­Registration Procedure: The pre-­registration deadline is two days before each workshop date or when the limit of 30 pre-­registrants per workshop is met;; individuals only and no groups. The Pre-­Registration Fee Per Person Per Workshop Date is $199 USD. No discounts will be provided. Email the following information to coach.danninham@gmail.com printed in order by the dead-­ line before each workshop: registrants name as it will be spelled on the certificate, institution, professional title, mailing address, email address and cell number, event date and session number if applies, and either postal mail the fee in a check payable to EYDI or use PayPal. You will receive either text or email acknowledgement of the pre-registration and if you didn't receive confirmation by the end of the day of your emailed pre-registration, contact Dan Ninham.

Also contact Dan Ninham for other payment methods: W-9, purchase orders, etc. PayPal Code: coach.danninham@midco.net

Contact Information: Dan Ninham, PhD, Empowered Youth Development Initiatives,

PO Box 351, Bemidji, MN, USA, 218.368.6430 (call or text) or coach.danninham@gmail.com

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Saturday, September 12

Genre: Youth Social Activism

1:00-­2:00 pm: "Dream Catcher Dialogue," Dan and Susan Ninham, EYDI

2:10-­3:40 pm: “Making a RUCCAS: Entry Points, Identities and Sustaining Practices for Youth Community Change Makers," Hannah Ashley, PhD, Convener, Rustin Urban Community Change Axis (RUCCAS), West Chester University, with Ananiya Jones, Lilah Saber and Mayana Ashley-Carner

3:50-­5:20 pm: "Youth Social Activism: The Next Generation of Leaders," Winona LaDuke, Environmentalist/Political Activist, Program Director, Honor The Earth

Saturday, September 19

Genre: Ethnomathematics

10:00-­11:00 am: "Dream Catcher Dialogue," Dan and Susan Ninham, EYDI

11:10 am-­12:40 pm: "Quipu Knot Records: Telling Stories With Numbers," Molly Tun, PhD, Simpson College

12:50-­2:20 pm: "Making with Indigenous Algorithms," Ron Eglash, University of Michigan

Saturday, September 26

Session I Genre: Music

10:00-­11:00 am: "Dream Catcher Dialogue," Dan and Susan Ninham, EYDI

11:10 am-­12:40 pm: "The Yellow Dog Story: My Mom's Story To Teach Me To Stand Up and Express Myself", Annie Humphrey, Leech Lake Ojibwe Musician/Artist

12:50-­2:20 pm: “Madwewechige (This person makes music),” Martin Reinhardt and members of the band Waawiyeyaa, Professor of Native American Studies at Northern Michigan University

Saturday, September 26

Session II

Genre: Ojibwe Immersion

3:00-­4:00 pm: "Dream Catcher Dialogue," Dan and Susan Ninham, EYDI

4:10-­7:30 pm: "Developing a Regionally Informed Ojibwe Immersion Paradigm: Reshaping the Educational Experience of Immer- sion Learners," Maajiigwaneyaash Jourdain, Ojibwe, EdD, University of Minnesota - Duluth


Saturday, October 3

Genre: Inter-­ethnic Relationships

1:00-­2:00 pm: "Dream Catcher Dialogue," Dan and Susan Ninham, EYDI

2:10-­5:30 pm: "Promoting Positive Ethnic Identity and Authentic Inter-Ethnic Relationships Through Reflection and Dialogue," Stephen Quintana, PhD, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Saturday, October 10

Genre: Cultural and Ojibwe Language Responsiveness

1:00-­2:00 pm: "Dream Catcher Dialogue," Dan and Susan Ninham, EYDI

2:10-­5:30 pm: "The Multi-Cultural Responsive Classroom: Ojibwe Version," Susan Ninham, Red Lake Anishinaabe, MS, EdS, Administrative Officer, Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services, Red Lake Nation and Dan Ninham, Oneida, PhD, EYDI

Saturday, October 17

Genre: Indigenous Games Pedagogy

1:00-­2:00 pm: "Dream Catcher Dialogue," Dan and Susan Ninham, EYDI

2:10-­5:30 pm: "Pedagogical Skills and Strategies of Indigenous Games in the Regular Classroom and Physical Education Environ-­ ments," Susan Ninham, Red Lake Anishinaabe, MS, EdS, Administrative Officer, Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services, Red Lake Nation and Dan Ninham, Oneida, PhD, EYDI

Saturday, October 24

Genre: Poetry Writing

1:00-­2:00 pm: "Dream Catcher Dialogue," Dan and Susan Ninham, EYDI

2:10-­5:30 pm: "Poetry Power! Using Poetry Writing with Youth to find Strength and Healing" Kevin Jones, PhD, MSW, University of Portland Kevin Jones, PhD, MSW, University of Portland


Saturday, November 7

Genre: Multiracial Identity Development

1:00-­2:00 pm: "Dream Catcher Dialogue," Dan and Susan Ninham, EYDI

2:10-­5:30 pm: "Identity Development in Racial Borderlands: Multiracial Youth, Monoracism, and Racial Essentialism," Stephen Quintana, PhD, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Saturday, November 14

Genre: Dakota Indigenous Games Implement Making and Game Play Instruction

1:00-­2:00 pm: "Dream Catcher Dialogue," Dan and Susan Ninham, EYDI

2:10-­5:30 pm: “Ehanna Woskate/Traditional Dakota Games: Kansu kutepi (Plum seed dice game), Canka wacipina (Spinning tops), Tasiha unpi (Ring & pin), Tahuka canhdeska (Hoop & arrow), Taicabsice (Lacrosse stick), and Tapa (Ball)," Jeremy Red Eagle, Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, Director of the Dakota Language Institute

Saturday, November 21

Session I

Genre: Restorative Practices

10:00-­11:00 am: "Dream Catcher Dialogue," Dan and Susan Ninham, EYDI

11:10 am-­12:40 pm: "History Matters: Restorative Practices In Schools," Nancy Riestenberg, Restorative Practices Specialist, Minnesota Department of Education

12:50-­2:20 pm: "Decolonizing the Learning Environment with Restorative Practices," Dan Torrez, Oneida, MEd, Restorative Prac-­ tices Facilitator

Saturday, November 21

Session II

Genre: Resilience

3:30-­4:30 pm: "Dream Catcher Dialogue," Dan and Susan Ninham, EYDI

4:40-­8:00 pm: "Resiliency, Thinking, and Tricksters," Beau Washington, PsyD, Owner, Bwtresilience.com


Saturday, December 5

Session I

Genre: Ethnomathematics

10:00-­11:00 am: "Dream Catcher Dialogue," Dan and Susan Ninham, EYDI

11:10 am-­12:40 pm: "Quipu Knot Records: Telling Stories With Numbers," Molly Tun, PhD, Simpson College

12:50-­2:20 pm: "Math Is A Verb! Activities From Cultures Throughout the World," Jim Barta, PhD, Dean, College of Arts, Educa-­ tion, and Humanities, Bemidji State University

Saturday, December 5

Session II

Genre: Dakota Pedagogy

3:30-­4:30 pm: "Dream Catcher Dialogue," Dan and Susan Ninham, EYDI

4:40-­8:00 pm: What are we learning today? Why are we learning this? How will I know I learned it?

Ethan Neerdaels, Bdewakantunwan Dakota: BS, Executive Director of the Dakhóta lápi Okhódakičhiye, and American Indian Culture and Language Specialist at Osseo Area Schools (MN)

Saturday, December 12

Genre: Ethnomathematics

1:00-­2:00 pm: "Dream Catcher Dialogue," Dan and Susan Ninham, EYDI

2:10-­5:30 pm: "Anishinaabe Algorithms: Ethnocomputing With Parabola's in Wigwams, Snowsnake Algebra, and Ecological Mod-­ eling," Audrey Bennett and Ronald Eglash, University of Michigan


Contact Information: Dan Ninham, PhD, Empowered Youth Development Initiatives,

PO Box 351, Bemidji, MN, USA, 218.368.6430 (call or text) or coach.danninham@gmail.com

WHEN
September 12, 2020 at 10am - December 11, 2020
WHERE
Empowered Youth Development Initiatives
CONTACT
Dan Ninham, PhD · · 218-368-6430

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