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Kanyon Sayers-Roods Presents: You’re on Native Land, So Now What?!

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Date:
Thursday, December 07, 2023
Time:
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Middlebury Institute
Location Details:
Online and McGowan Building, Room 100
411 Pacific St
Monterey, CA 93940

An event in honor of Indigenous People’s Month

We invite you to join Kanyon “Coyote Woman” Sayers-Roods.

Kanyon Sayers-Roods is Costanoan Ohlone-Mutsun and Chumash; she also goes by her given Native name, “Coyote Woman.” She is proud of her heritage and her native name (though it comes with its own back story), and is very active in the Native Community. She is an Artist, Poet, Published Author, Activist, Student and Teacher. The daughter of Ann-Marie Sayers, she was raised in Indian Canyon, trust land of her family, which currently is one of the few spaces in Central California available for the Indigenous community for ceremony. She is a recent graduate of the Art Institute of California, Sunnyvale, obtaining her Associate and Bachelor of Science degrees in Web Design and Interactive Media. She is motivated to learn, teach, start conversations around decolonization and indigenization, permaculture and to continue doing what she loves, Art.
Added to the calendar on Mon, Dec 4, 2023 2:26PM
§You’re on Native Land, So Now What?
by BIPOC Voices at MIIS initiative
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Middlebury Institute of International Studies, McGowan MG100, 411 Pacific Street, Monterey

Ohlone Mutsun consultant, activist, artist, and educator Kanyon Sayers-Roods will present “You’re on Native American Land, So Now What?! Indigenous Insights on Native American History Month”

Thurs, Dec 7, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, in-person & on Zoom. Open to the Public.

Register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfaqBG2of17Oc9VO-MP6hMW7S4ZP5bdGomaezafWTGx6PskAw/viewform

The BIPOC Voices at MIIS initiative is a collaboration between the students of MIIS, the JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion) Office , Student Services, Sustainability Council, Vice President’s Office, Kathryn Wasserman Davis Collaborative in Conflict Transformation Fund, and the Library. This project is a milestone in students’ continued efforts to create lasting institutional change at MIIS and represents our long-term commitment to bringing more diverse voices to our campus.

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