In this presentation, Dr. Minthorn will share heartwork that has expanded educational pathways for tribal citizens. Building a tribal community consciousness is the foundation for building tribal education partnerships. She will share how to center sovereignty, cultivate reciprocal relationships with Tribal nations and Indigenous communities to honor the strengths of Native students and families.
Robin Zape-tah-hol-ah Minthorn, Ph.D., (Kiowa/Umatilla/Nez Perce/Apache/Assiniboine) is an Associate Professor, Director of the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program, and Director of Indigenous Education Initiatives for the School of Education at the University of Washington Tacoma. She is the co-editor of the Indigenous Leadership in Higher Education book published by Routledge, ReclaimingIndigenous Research in Higher Education and Indigenous Motherhood in the Academy published by Rutgers University Press, and Unsettling Settler Colonial Education: Transformational Indigenous Praxis Model published by Teachers College Press.