DAY 1 Wednesday, June 6, 2018
7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
9–10 a.m.Setting Course on the Future While Staying Rooted in the Past
Join Roadtrip Nation Creative Director, Willie Witte and the Hawaii roadtrippers to view Setting Course clips and for an engaging panel discussion
10:15–11:15 a.m.Indigenous Paradigms Informing Youth Experience with STEM
Using a place-based STEM program as a case study, we discuss how curriculum, engagement, and assessment are interrelated through Indigenous paradigms.Mentoring Native Foster Youth to Reach Cultural and Educational Goals
Generational trauma has negatively impacted tribes and resulted in high numbers of Native children in foster care. Learn how to inspire these students.Nation-Building Through Education: Implications for Native Men and Boys
This session links discussions between culturally responsive schooling and nation-building toward strengthening capacity in Indigenous communities.Through a Mauli Ola Lens: Indigenous Teacher Training
Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education program prepares future teachers to shape and use a cultural lens in all aspects of the profession.University of Hawai`i--Changing Lives through Higher Education
Learn how to strengthen initiatives to increase preparation, improve placement methods, and reduce time spent in developmental education.Using Culture to Improve Self-Efficacy in Indigenous Students
We will share an intervention strategy for students identified as academic underachievers and provide data demonstrating the benefits of our strategy.
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
1:45–2:45 p.m.Decolonizing Our Spaces on Campus: Calling It How We See It
This session looks at colonial representations on a campus and how they create an unsafe campus climate for Native American students.Indigenous Land, Non-Indigenous Universities: Narratives of Transformation
This session will focus on how we transform non-Indigenous institutions that are situated on Indigenous land into Indigenous places of learning.Indigenous Pedagogies to Build Bridges and Overcome Barriers
In this workshop we will explore how to transform students’ self-perceptions so they can have a strong foundation with ancestral knowledge.Let's Solve SAT Practice for Native Students
A working session where we dive in to solutions to boost Native student use of Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy to improve SAT scores.Lighting the Way: Connecting Indigenous Students with STEM
This session details a model program for introducing Native high school students to STEM career pathways.Tribal Youth Ambassadors: Weaving Native Cultures into the Future
Learn how the Tribal Youth Ambassadors program engages Native youth in developing skills that celebrate tribal cultures.
3–4 p.m.A University and Native American Community Partnership to Enhance Retention
Learn how San Diego State University's partnership with tribal communities has led to strong retention and graduation rates for Native American students.Doing the Heart Work: Connecting Native American Students to Scholarships
Learn how the data-informed collaboration between the College Board and Indigenous Education, Inc. expands opportunities for Native Americans students.Equipping Students to Thrive in STEM
Join us to learn more about NMSI’s College Readiness Program .Growing A College-Going Culture from K-12
In this session, we will explore how Baboquivari Unified School District implemented the AVID system districtwide to create an atmosphere that promotes college readiness and a college-going culture.Indigenizing Instruction and Curricula
Faculty at the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Hawaii Community College will discuss their efforts to Indigenize instruction and curricula.SOAR Higher: Empowering Indigenous Students Through Digital Storytelling
Learn key strategies for empowering indigenous students and increasing the visibility of a vastly underrepresented population in higher education.
4:15–5:15 p.m.Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke: In Working One Learns
Learn about two programs that create culturally rich research and education experiences combining institutional and indigenous STEM sciences.Culture within a Culture: Using generational attributes for student success
A Native Hawaiian first year program created a system to reach more students, using attributes of a new generation embedded in cultural foundations.Empowering Native Voice Through Research: IRISE Program
The Indigenous Research Institute for Student Empowerment program (IRISE) encourages college students to engage in research projects leading to presentation at conferences and publication.Indigenizing Native Student Success at Tribal Colleges and Universities
Tribal colleges and universities contribute to Indigenizing Native student success informed by five interdisciplinary program initiatives.Reaching Indigenous Transfer Students
Join us to learn about two academic programs aimed at preparing Indigenous students to matriculate from a community college to a 4-year university.Success Stories: The Cobell Summer Graduate Research Fellowship
This session will highlight success outcomes from the inaugural class of the Cobell Summer Graduate Research Fellowship.
DAY 2 Thursday, June 7, 2018
7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
8 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
8:45 a.m.–5 p.m.Bishop Museum and Iolani Palace
Join us at the Bishop Museum and Iolani Palace for a historical and cultural experience.Hoʻoulu ʻĀina, Kōkua Kalihi Valley: Where Sustainability Meets the Earth
Join us for a culture-based education field experience at Ho'oulu 'Āina.Kumuola Foundation, Mānoa: Restoring the Past
Join us for a hands-on program in an outdoor learning environment that engages all five senses.Papahana Kuaola: Restoring Our Streams
Take part in restoring the upper reaches of the Heʻeia stream.Waikalua Loko Iʻa: Service Through Water
Learn about the revitalization of the 400-year-old Waikalua Loko fishpond.Waimea Valley
By connecting visitors to the ʻāina and moʻolelo of the valley, this organization will empower and engage visitors to deepen their understanding of Hawaiʻi’s rich history and traditions.
DAY 3 Friday, June 8, 2018
7:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
8 a.m.–2 p.m.
9–10 a.m.American Indian Medical and Health Initiatives: A Service-Learning Program
This session details American Indian Medical and Health Initiatives, a successful service-learning program for American Indian students at the University of Arizona.Beyond Access: Indigenizing Pathways for Native Student Success
This session explores Indigenous pathways to college featured in the new book Beyond College Access: Indigenizing Programs for Native Student Success.Coming Soon: New Resources and Supports for AP Teachers, Students, and Coordinators
School counselors will learn about Advanced Placement resources to be launched 2019-2020.Native Freshman Perceptions and Experiences at a Four-Year Institution
In this session we’ll consider the perceptions and experiences of Native American students in their first year at Arizona State University and engage participants in a hands-on activity.Race to Submit: Supporting all Students to Complete their FAFSA Application
Riverside County Office of Education will share their FAFSA initiative that led to an increase of 6,000 students submitting and is now a CA statewide campaign.Strengthening Our Kahua Through Kumu Honua Mauli Ola Teachings
Kumu Honua Mauli Ola, a holistic Hawaiian education philosophy, serves as the base for best practices the presenters use at their P–20 honua kula.
10:15–11:15 a.m.Being a Good Relative: Relationships Among Indigenous Graduate Students
This presentation will address how community and relationships transpire, develop, and contribute to the persistence of Indigenous graduate students.Completing the Circle: Guiding Students on the Pathway to Career Success
This session describes tools and practices that can help American Indian students succeed and be well-equipped for the workforce.Creating Transfer Pathways with Communal Partnerships
This session showcases the collaborative efforts of Maricopa Community Colleges and Arizona State University American Indian programs and the transfer pathway programs.Empowering Native American Undergraduate Students with Participatory Design
Learn how Indigenous research methodologies merge with the tools and techniques of Participatory Design to enhance Native students’ self-determination.High School Academic Achievement and College Pathways for Indigenous Students
This session looks at high school academic achievement and college pathways for Indigenous students (American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.)Improving Navigation Strategies of Workplace through Native Internships
Join us to learn more about offering and promoting Native-specific internships for students that can provide valuable networking and professional skills prior to workforce entry.POLLEN: A Holistic Blessing for Indigenous Purpose, Thought, and Action
This session describes POLLEN, an Indigenous holistic well-being model, and highlights four successful higher education projects that incorporate the model.
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.