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  • Monday, July 16, 2018 at 08:00 AM

    Positive Youth Development: The Intersection Between Theory and Practice Workshop

    Positive Youth Development: The Intersection Between Theory and Practice Workshop

    Monday, July 16, 2018: University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Humphrey 50B

    Theme: Promising Interventions to Empower the Future of Our Children

    The workshop encourages the development of strategies and programs that reduce risks and strengthen protective factors of multi-ethnic children. The audience includes all who have a professional interest in the positive development of multi-ethnic children including: early childhood to high school educators, administrators and principals, curriculum specialists and directors of instruction, school counselors, home school coordinators, tribal education directors and staff, social service providers, health directors and staff, community recreation specialists, coaches, and college and university students, faculty and staff.

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    Check In, 8:00 am, Check In, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Humphrey 50B

    Welcome, 8:50-8:55 am, Dan Ninham

    9:00 am-9:55 am, The 4-H Campus Immersion Program Model: Preparing Youth for Higher Education”, Joanna Tzenis, PhD, University of Minnesota Extension

    10:00 am-10:55 am, Youth in the Somali Diaspora: Aspirations and Agency Toward Valued Futures Through Educational Attainment,Joanna Tzenis, PhD, University of Minnesota Extension

    11:00 am-11:55 am, “Proactive Classroom Management to Support Student Success: Designing a System Tailored to Student Needs”, Andrea McArthur Capizzi, PhD, BCBA-D, Vanderbilt University

    Noon-1:25 pm, Lunch On Your Own

    1:30-2:25 pm, “Why is my Student Doing This?: An Introduction to Functional Behavioral Assessment”, Andrea McArthur Capizzi, PhD, BCBA-D Vanderbilt University

    2:30-3:25 pm, “Supporting Social Competence in Youth and Adolescents”, Andrea McArthur Capizzi, PhD, BCBA-D, Vanderbilt Universit

    3:30-3:55 pm, Refreshment Break On Site

    4:00-4:55 pm, "Ordinary Magic: Fostering Resilience in Young People", Ann Masten, PhD, University of Minnesot

    5:00-5:55 pm, “Challenges and Strategies in Implementing Sexual Health Interventions in the Hmong Community”, Nancy Lo, PhD, University of Minnesota

    6:00 pm, Closing

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    Note: Workshop is limited to 80 registrants due to the classroom size.

    Campus Map Link to Humphrey Center (also shows parking ramps, etc…):

    http://campusmaps.umn.edu/hubert-h-humphrey-school-public-affairs

    Room Information (Click on Humphrey SPA – 50B, and Details, Layout and Photo):

    https://roomsearch.umn.edu/roomsearch/#/rooms/2fb9fc27-27f8-4b49-abb5-f3521fe6d4d0

    Registration Procedures:  Registration includes emailed materials and professional development certificate for each session. The pre-registration deadline is July 8, 2018. The pre-registration fee is $99 USD per person. The regular registration fee is $115 USD per person July 8 to 14, 2018. There is no event day registration. Discounted group rates are available from participants from the same institution and pre-registered by July 8, 2018: $79 per person for groups of five or more. The student fee is $79 per person and pre-registered by July 8, 2018.

    Mail a sheet of paper with the following information: registrants name, institution, professional title, mailing address, email address and cell number, event date and location registered for with the fee in a check payable to PYD Initiatives and send to Dan Ninham, PO Box 351, Bemidji, MN, 56619. Information: 218.368.6430 or coach.danninham@gmail.com

    Online Training Course Option For People Who Cannot Attend: Assignments are available including written reflections for journal article reading, practicum activity and video observation per workshop. The cost is only $99 per person per workshop and will be a total of 20 hours of professional development hours. The Online Training Course feedback will be provided by Dr. Dan Ninham.

  • Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 08:00 AM

    Positive Youth Development in Indian Country Workshop

    Positive Youth Development in Indian Country Workshop

    Sunday, July 22, 2018: Radisson Inn Green Bay, Wisconsin

    Theme: Promising Interventions to Improve the Success of Native American Children

    The workshop encourages the development of strategies and programs that reduce risks and strengthen protective factors of Native American children. The audience includes all who have a professional interest in the positive development of Native American children including: early childhood to high school educators, administrators and principals, curriculum specialists and directors of instruction, school counselors, home school coordinators, tribal education directors and staff, social service providers, health directors and staff, community recreation specialists, coaches, and college and university students, faculty and staff.

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    Check In, 8:00 am, Check In, Mohawk/Onondaga Room, Radisson Inn Green Bay, Refreshments

    Welcome Ceremony, 8:45-8:55 am, Dan and Susan Ninham

    9:00-10:55 am, “Positive Growth – Built From the Foundation of Values”, Art Skenandore, Principal, Oneida Nation High School, Wisconsin

    11:00-11:55 am, Youth Participatory Action Research as Indigenous Youth Work”, Katie Johnston-Goodstar, PhD, University of Minnesota 

    Lunch On Your Own, Noon-12:55 pm

    1:00-1:55 pm, Talking Circles: A Restorative Approach to Student Discipline”, Dan Torrez, Special Education Teacher, ISD 622: Maplewood, Minnesota

    2:00-2:55 pm, “The Shape and Ingredients of Indigenous Stories”, Margaret Noodin, PhD, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

    3:00-3:25 pm, Refreshment Break On Site 

    3:30-4:25 pm, “Mentoring Programming:  A Prevention Intervention for Native American Youth”, Crystal Aschenbrenner, PhD, Alverno College

    4:30-5:25 pm, “Math is a Verb: American Indian Students and Mathematics Education”, Jim Barta, PhD, Bemidji State University

    5:30-6:25 pm, “Engaging Native American Learners With Rigor and Cultural Relevance”, Susan Ninham, Administrative Officer, Red Lake Nation Comprehensive Health Services, MN

    6:30 pm, Closing, Dan and Susan Ninham

    Registration Procedures:  Registration includes emailed materials and professional development certificate for each session. The pre-registration deadline is July 15, 2018. The pre-registration fee is $99 USD per person. The regular registration fee is $115 USD per person July 16 to 20, 2018. There is no event day registration. Discounted group rates are available from participants from the same institution and pre-registered by July 15, 2018: $79 per person for groups of five or more. The student fee is $79 per person and pre-registered by July 15, 2018.

    Mail a sheet of paper with the following information: registrants name, institution, professional title, mailing address, email address and cell number, event date and location registered for with the fee in a check payable to PYD Initiatives and send to Dan Ninham, PO Box 351, Bemidji, MN, 56619. Information: 218.368.6430 or coach.danninham@gmail.com

    Online Training Course Option For People Who Cannot Attend: Assignments are available including written reflections for journal article reading, practicum activity and video observation per workshop. The cost is only $99 per person per workshop and will be a total of 20 hours of professional development hours. The Online Training Course feedback will be provided by Dr. Dan Ninham.

    Host Hotel is the Radisson Inn Green Bay and Contact For Special Rate For Code:

    Positive Youth Development In Indian Country; www.radisson.com/greenbaywi

    Major Regional Airport is Across The Road From The Workshop Location

  • Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 02:00 PM
    Bayfront Festival in Duluth, MN

    6th Annual Love Water Not Oil Tour featuring Water is Life Festival with the Indigo Girls, Annie Humphrey & Sister Tree at the Bayfront Festival in Duluth MN

    HONOR THE EARTH & SUE MCLEAN & ASSOCIATIONS PRESENT: 6TH ANNUAL LOVE WATER NOT OIL TOUR and the 

    "WATER IS LIFE FESTIVAL"

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    This July 22nd we invite the public to join us for the 6th Annual Love Water Not Oil Tour Benefit Concert Festival. The kick-off festival, "Water is Life," for the tour will be on July 22nd at the Bayfront Festival on the waterfront of Lake Superior in Duluth MN featuring Indigo Girls, Chastity BrownAnnie Humphrey, Sister Tree, Corey Medina & special guests. We will celebrate the water with powerful music as we launch our 6th Annual Love Water Not Oil spiritual ride tour. 

    TICKETS ON SALE JUNE 11TH AT ETIX.COM (click on the link)

    'Water is Life' Festival: Sponsor or Special Benefit + After Show Reception with the Indigo Girls 

    ARE AVAILABLE - CLICK HERE. 

    Proceeds to benefit and support Water Protectors in our front-line battle to PROTECT OUR WATER.

    By phone at 1 800.514.3849, in person at the Electric Fetus, 12 E. Superior Street, Duluth MN

    • DOORS 2PM | SHOW 3PM

      Tickets $25 Advanced | $30 Day of the Show

    This festival is part of the Honor the Earth 6th Annual Love Water Not Oil Tour. We will ride our horses along the proposed pipeline route Line 3 against the current of the oil while connecting with the land spiritually celebrating the abundance of our Anishinaabe Akiing with our friends of horses nations from all directions. Join us in opposing the single most largest oil pipeline in the world and support moving towards the green path; a sustainable kind economy.

    THE HORSE RIDE AGAINST THE CURRENT OF THE OIL 2017 (slideshow) - We are truly grateful for all our riders who traveled far to join us, and our sponsors, donors, and volunteers. Without you none of this would be possible.

    If you plan to join us for any part or if you’re interested in sponsoring, organizing a group, donating, or volunteering, please contact Sarah, littleredfeather@honorearth.org | Nicolette, nicolette@honorearth.org

    If you can't join us but would to support the tour, please donate here.  

    We rely on grassroots fundraising to make this tour possible. 

  • Monday, July 23, 2018 at 08:00 AM

    Positive Youth Development in Indian Country Workshop

    Positive Youth Development in Indian Country Workshop

    Monday, July 23, 2018: The Pyle Center, UW Extension Conference Center, Madison

    Theme: Promising Interventions to Improve the Success of Native American Children

    The workshop encourages the development of strategies and programs that reduce risks and strengthen protective factors of multi-ethnic children. The audience includes all who have a professional interest in the positive development of multi-ethnic children including: early childhood to high school educators, administrators and principals, curriculum specialists and directors of instruction, school counselors, home school coordinators, tribal education directors and staff, social service providers, health directors and staff, community recreation specialists, coaches, and college and university students, faculty and staff.

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    Check In, 8:00 am, Check In, The Pyle Center, UWECC, Rooms 325/326

    9:00-9:55 am, Youth Participatory Action Research as Indigenous Youth Work”, Katie Johnston-Goodstar, PhD, University of Minnesota

    10:00-10:55 am, “Positive Growth – Built From the Foundation of Values”, Art Skenandore, Principal, Oneida Nation High School, Wisconsin

    11:00-11:55 am, “Mentoring Programming:  A Prevention Intervention for Native American Youth”, Crystal Aschenbrenner, PhD, Alverno College

    Noon-12:55 pm, Lunch On Site

    1:00-1:55 pm, Promoting Positive Racial Identity with Native Youth through Dialogue”

    Stephen Quintana, PhD, University of Wisconsin; Robert Quintana, Graduate Student, University of Wisconsin

    2:00-2:55 pm, Practicum Exercise: Diversity Dialogues, Stephen Quintana, PhD, University of Wisconsin; Robert Quintana, Graduate Student, University of Wisconsin

    3:00-3:25 pm, Refreshment Break On Site

    3:30-4:25 pm, “The Shape and Ingredients of Indigenous Stories”, Margaret Noodin, PhD, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

    4:30-5:25 pm, “The Games of Life Model: Socio-cultural Significance of Indigenous Games”

    Dan Ninham, PhD, Director, PYD Initiatives

    5:30 pm, Closing

    Registration Procedures:  Registration includes emailed materials and professional development certificate for each session. The pre-registration deadline is July 16, 2018. The pre-registration fee is $99 USD per person. The regular registration fee is $115 USD per person July 17 to 21, 2018. There is no event day registration. Discounted group rates are available from participants from the same institution and pre-registered by July 16, 2018: $79 per person for groups of five or more. The student fee is $79 per person and pre-registered by July 16, 2018.

    Mail a sheet of paper with the following information: registrants name, institution, professional title, mailing address, email address and cell number, event date and location registered for with the fee in a check payable to PYD Initiatives and send to Dan Ninham, PO Box 351, Bemidji, MN, 56619. Information: 218.368.6430 or coach.danninham@gmail.com

     

    Online Training Course Option For People Who Cannot Attend: Assignments are available including written reflections for journal article reading, practicum activity and video observation per workshop. The cost is only $99 per person per workshop and will be a total of 20 hours of professional development hours. The Online Training Course feedback will be provided by Dr. Dan Ninham.

     

    Area Hotels: http://conferencing.uwex.edu/hotel-accommodations/

  • Monday, July 30, 2018 at 08:00 AM

    Positive Youth Development: The Intersection Between Theory and Practice Workshop - New Mexico

    Positive Youth Development: The Intersection Between Theory and Practice Workshop

    Monday, July 30, 2018: University of New Mexico Student Union Lobo Rooms A and B, Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Theme: Promising Interventions to Empower the Future of Our Children

    The workshop encourages the development of strategies and programs that reduce risks and strengthen protective factors of multi-ethnic children. The audience includes all who have a professional interest in the positive development of multi-ethnic children including: early childhood to high school educators, administrators and principals, curriculum specialists and directors of instruction, school counselors, home school coordinators, tribal education directors and staff, social service providers, health directors and staff, community recreation specialists, coaches, and college and university students, faculty and staff.

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    Check In, 8:00 am, Check In, UNM Student Union Lobo Room A

    Welcome, 8:45-8:55 am, Dan and Susan Ninham  

    9:00-9:55 am, Understanding Risk and Protective Factors for U.S. Latino/a Adolescents' Positive Development”, Alexandra Nicole Davis, PhD, University of New Mexico

    10:00-10:55 am, Native Distance Running: When Tradition Fosters Excellence", Dustin Martin, Executive Director, Wings of America

    11:00-11:55 am“Positive Youth Development With Ethnic Minority Youth: Implications for Culturally Humble Prevention Programming”, Marcos Martinez, PhD, University of New Mexico

    Noon-1:25 pm, Lunch On Your Own

    1:30-2:25 pm, “Indigenous Social Engineering to Engage Wicked Problems”, Jordan O. James, Ph.D. Student & Lecturer, University of New Mexico

    2:30-3:25 pm, “Engaging Native American Learners With Rigor and Cultural Relevance”, Susan Ninham, Administrative Officer, Red Lake Nation Comprehensive Health Services, MN

    3:30-4:25 pm, “Running Medicine for Mind, Body and Spirit”, Danielle Kie, Native Health Initiative, Albuquerque

    4:30-5:25 pm, “The Games of Life Model: Socio-cultural Significance of Indigenous Games”, Dan Ninham, PhD, Director, PYD Initiatives

    5:30 pm, Closing

    Registration Procedures:  Registration includes emailed materials and professional development certificate for each session. The pre-registration deadline is July 23, 2018. The pre-registration fee is $99 USD per person. The regular registration fee is $115 USD per person July 24 to 28, 2018. There is no event day registration. Discounted group rates are available from participants from the same institution and pre-registered by July 23, 2018: $79 per person for groups of five or more. The student fee is $79 per person and pre-registered by July 23, 2018.

                Mail a sheet of paper with the following information: registrants name, institution, professional title, mailing address, email address and cell number, event date and location registered for with the fee in a check payable to PYD Initiatives and send to Dan Ninham, PO Box 351, Bemidji, MN, 56619. Information: 218.368.6430 or coach.danninham@gmail.com

    Online Training Course Option For People Who Cannot Attend: Assignments are available including written reflections for journal article reading, practicum activity and video observation per workshop. The cost is only $99 per person per workshop and will be a total of 20 hours of professional development hours. The Online Training Course feedback will be provided by Dr. Dan Ninham.

    Area Hotels: https://www.tripadvisor.com/HotelsNear-g60933-d144326-University_of_New_Mexico-Albuquerque_New_Mexico.html

  • Monday, August 06, 2018 at 08:00 AM
    Rockhurst University in Kansas City, MO

    Positive Youth Development: The Intersection Between Theory and Practice Workshop - Kansas City

    Positive Youth Development: The Intersection Between Theory and Practice Workshop

    Monday, August 6, 2018: Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri

    Theme: Promising Interventions to Empower the Future of Our Children

    The workshop encourages the development of strategies and programs that reduce risks and strengthen protective factors of multi-ethnic children. The audience includes all who have a professional interest in the positive development of multi-ethnic children including: early childhood to high school educators, administrators and principals, curriculum specialists and directors of instruction, school counselors, home school coordinators, tribal education directors and staff, social service providers, health directors and staff, community recreation specialists, coaches, and college and university students, faculty and staff.

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    Check In, 8:00 am, Check In, Rockhurst University, Science Room 115

    Welcome, 8:50-8:55 am, Dan Ninham

    9:00 am-9:55 am, “Inspiring a Growth Mindset while addressing risk factors for At Risk Students”

    Adrian Hendricks, M.Ed., Regional Educator for Central Missouri, Lincoln University

    10:00 am-10:55 am, Culturally Sustaining Mentorship for Latinx Students, Dea Marx, UMKC School of Education 

    11:00 am-11:55 am, Empowered to Choose: Preference, Choice, and Youth Engagement”

    Jomella Watson-Thompson, PhD, Kansas University

    Noon-12:55 pm, Lunch On Your Own

    1:00-2:25 pm, “ThrYve (Together Helping Reduce Youth Violence for Equity): Addressing Disparities to Prevent Youth Violence in Kansas City, KS”, Jomella Watson-Thompson, PhD, Kansas University

    2:30-2:55 pm, Refreshment Break

    3:00-3:55 pm, Youth Participatory Action Research as Indigenous Youth Work”, Katie Johnston-Goodstar, PhD, University of Minnesota

    4:00-4:55 pm, “The Games of Life Model: Socio-cultural Significance of Indigenous Games”, Dan Ninham, PhD, Director, PYD Initiatives

    5:00 pm, Closing

    Registration Procedures: Registration includes emailed materials and professional development certificate for each session. The pre-registration deadline is August 1, 2018. The pre-registration fee is $99 USD per person. The regular registration fee is $115 USD per person August 2 to 4, 2018. There is no event day registration. Discounted group rates are available from participants from the same institution and pre-registered by August 1, 2018: $79 per person for groups of five or more. The student fee is $79 per person and pre-registered by August 1, 2018.

    Mail a sheet of paper with the following information: registrants name, institution, professional title, mailing address, email address and cell number, event date and location registered for with the fee in a check payable to PYD Initiatives and send to Dan Ninham, PO Box 351, Bemidji, MN, 56619. Information: 218.368.6430 or coach.danninham@gmail.com

    Online Training Course Option For People Who Cannot Attend: Assignments are available including written reflections for journal article reading, practicum activity and video observation per workshop. The cost is only $99 per person per workshop and will be a total of 20 hours of professional development hours. The Online Training Course feedback will be provided by Dr. Dan Ninham.

     

    Area Hotels: https://www.tripadvisor.com/HotelsNear-g44535-d5789848-Rockhurst_University-Kansas_City_Missouri.html

  • Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 07:00 PM through August 18, 2018
    Tom's Burned Down Cafe in La Pointe , WI

    Winona LaDuke’s Annual Birthday Party

    Honor the Earth Presents

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    Winona LaDuke’s Annual Birthday Party

    Live Music with Corey Medina and guests at

    Tom’s Burned Down Café – Madeline Island

    $20 Suggested Donation

    Benefit for Honor the Earth

    Proceeds to Benefit in protecting our water.

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