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Saturday, October 21 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Narrative Healing: Restoring the World Through Storytelling | Indigenous Forum

Come experience the healing powers of storytelling first-hand in this rare opportunity to witness culture bearers perform traditional and contemporary stories from the heart of California Indian Country, followed by a discussion about the power of storytelling to restore balance to the world. Hosted by: Cara Romero. With: Calvin Hedrick (Mountain Maidu), Cultural Director, The Fifth Direction; Director of the Ti’at Society; L Frank Manriquez (Tongva-Acjachemen) artist and activist; Dean Hoaglin (Coast Miwok/Pomo/Wailaki/Yuki), Cultural Specialist, Graton Rancheria.


Workshop Speakers
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Calvin Hedrick

Calvin Hedrick, a Mountain Maidu from Plumas County, California, is Director of The 5th Direction, a program working with Native youth and communities in Northern California. He has 17+ years' experience working with the American Indian Alaska Native community in California with... Read More →
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Dean Hoaglin

Dean Hoaglin, Cultural Specialist, Graton Rancheria, a descendant of the Hukuiko band of Coast Miwoks of Marin County and the Big Valley Band of Pomos of Lake County on his maternal side, and Round Valley, Mendocino Wailakis and Yukis on his paternal side, was trained in traditio... Read More →
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L Frank Manriquez

L. Frank Manriquez (Tongva/Ajachmem), an award-winning Native California Indian artist working in many media (photography, painting, weaving, casting, etching, computer art, video, etc.), tribal scholar, community activist, and language advocate, has exhibited her artwork in many museums and galleries nationally and internationally, and has served on a number of boards, including for the Cultural Conservancy... Read More →
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Cara Romero

Cara Romero (Chemehuevi), Program Director of the Bioneers Indigenous Knowledge Program, previously served her Mojave-based tribe in several capacities, including as: first Executive Director at the Chemehuevi Cultural Center, a member of the tribal council, and Chair of the Chem... Read More →


Saturday October 21, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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