Indigenous Empowerment Summit 2008

Dear Editor:
Come join students of Haskell Indian Nations and
University of Kansas in taking a stand and
empowering our future by networking, sharing
knowledge, promoting indigenous pride, cultural
preservation and support the movements and
activism of our people!

April 3, 2008 - Registration and Summit begins @ 10 am
REGISTRATION fees apply: $5 for students/$10 for non-Students

SPEAKERS: Thursday thru Saturday:

Steve Cadue
Ernie Stevens II
Dr LaNada WarJack
Louis Gray- Native Times
Angelique Eaglewoman - Law
Dr Theresa Milk
Dr Venida Chenault
Kelvin Long
Julia Good Fox
Southern California Intertribal Bird Singers
Jerry Clown - Media & film
Gabriel Yaiva- Native Movement Organization
Culture Shock Camp -Shock B (Brian Frejo)
Native Talent Network/Platinum Talent
Gordon Issac-KEYA Earth
Tokala Clifford- Actor
Sheree Bonparte- Archives & Records management
Adoesha Bennett- Actress/model
Digital Smoke Signals
Haskell & KU Student Presentations
Presentations, Speakers, Workshops, Films

Additional Events:

Haskell Tours Lori Tapahonso with Dr Theresa Milk (presenting her new book)
April 3-10am-2pm
Native Models Workshop and Model Search

Fashion Show featuring DEMOCKRATEES w/ Native
Talent Network/Platinum Talent and models
Concert w/ Culture Shock Camp, Antithesis,
Southern California Bird Singers & DJ Soap

Stickball Exhibition -ACCESS Club
Tribal Leader's Panel
Kiowa Cultural Org Contest Powwow & Gourd Dance Saturday
Hand Game Tournament

*******And much more still to come********

EVERYONE is WELCOME to this positive event! This
event is open to the students, educators,
leaders, and the community!!!

Best Western 785-843-3100 (ask for Indigenous Empowerment Summit)
$65 a night - available till 3/31/08

Willow Jack(785) 424-0366 or Diane Sampson at (785) 766-4456
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We are students working together to take action
and bring more empowerment to Indigenous People

Our Mission is to promote awareness of
sovereignty, leadership, and mentorship, and even
opportunities, in all areas of academia,
activism, business, entertainment and media, and
to bring communities of Indigenous people's