"Medicine for Higher Education is a series for American Indian high school students, parents & their advisors. It will feature professional workshops, staff interviews and a student panels discussion, highlighting the importance of higher education, while embracing our indigeneity and culture.
The event will be kicked off on April 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm by our Speakers Forum. We will be having an open discussion with three influential American Indian community members. The forum will highlight each of the speaker’s personal academic and professional journey. This forum will be live and recorded to be viewed at a later date.
We welcome all K-12 students, their parents and advisors.
Our speakers will include:
Tessa Sayers (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa), Founder and Owner – Soul Curiosity
Cynthia Benally (Dine), Assistant Professor – University of Utah College of Education, Education, Culture & Society
Harold Foster (Dine), Education Specialist – Utah State Board of Education Title VI American Indian Education"