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Contributions of Indigenous Knowledge to Education: Responding to New Migration in New York City Schools

November 3, 2016 - November 4, 2016

The Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race at Columbia University, the Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs, and the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University invite you to our conference, “Contributions of Indigenous Knowledge to Education:  Responding to New Migration in New York City Schools” on Thursday, November 3 through Friday, November 4 at Teachers College.

Join Indigenous leaders and knowledge keepers to learn about:

• migration factors

• transnational ties between Indigenous communities in Mexico & the U.S.

• students’ funds of knowledge in the classroom

Keynote Speakers:

Luis Enrique López

Director, Programa de Educación para la Vida y el Trabajo (Education Program for Life and Work) (EDUVIDA) – German Technical Assistance (GIZ)

Mindahi Bastida Muñoz

Original Caretaker Scholar-in-Residence, Center for Earth Ethics, Columbia University


There will be panels, teacher workshops, and a documentary screening!

November 3 panels in Grace Dodge Hall 177, 179

November 4 panels in Grace Dodge Hall 457, 461

RSVP here or by e-mailing: lmc2223@tc.columbia.edu mr3507@tc.columbia.edu


Teachers College, Columbia University
525W 120th Street
New York , NY 10027 United States
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