A virtual symposium focused on how climate change affects clinical practice, and what clinical practitioners can do to address this reality. Organized by Cleveland Clinic in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Art + Design Institute, University Hospitals (of Cleveland), MetroHealth and Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. The symposium will not only educate participants but inspire motivation and provide the tools to develop solutions to counteract the health effects of climate change.
Julie Garreau (Lakota), a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and founding director of the Cheyenne River Youth Project in South Dakota, will speak at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike on Thursday, February 27, 4:00-5:00 p.m. about her innovative programing for young people, including Red Can Graffiti Jam, which embodies the global graffiti movement and incorporates indigenous culture and stories.
Dr. Bernard C. Perley (Maliseet) teaches linguistic anthropology, American Indian Societies and Cultures, and Native American Oral Traditions at University of Wisconsin in Madison. Dr. Perley is from Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick, Canada. His cartoon series “Having Reservations” portrays the perplexities and ironies of everyday life for indigenous people in North America. His talk will center on historical trauma of First Nations peoples in Canada and the role of comics in healing.
This talk is free and open to the public. Reception to follow.
American Indian Education Center is registering children for toys through Toys for Tots. Toys for Tots serves children aged newborn to 14 years. In order to be eligible to receive gifts from Toys for Tots, you need to register your child by the deadline below.
Bring your favorite dish to share, and enjoy a night of fun, food, and community fellowship. We will also be having a silent auction that night. How it works you bring an item to donate to the NAIVC, any funds received from sales will assist with our continued operations.