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California Native Plant Society 2018 Conference Special Events Videos

CNPS Native American Poetry Festival


dDavid Holt Anishinaabe/Ojibwe David Holt Profile

"(Dave) has been awarded the Thomas Merton’s Poetry of the Sacred Prize, the Maggie H. Meyer Memorial Award (3x), an Ina Coolbrith Prize, and was featured in the 9th Annual Berkeley Poetry Festival. He is Anishinaabe/Ojibwe from his mother’s side. His book, Voyages to Ancestral Islands (Cultural Literary Award from Artists Embassy International) tells the story of reuniting with his Ojibwe ancestors of West Bay/ M’Chigeeng First Nation Reserve." (from UCR event)


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Georgiana Valoyce-Sanchez, Chumash (Shmuwich) Georgiana Valoyce-Sanchez Profile

Georgiana Valoyce Sanchez is Native American of the Chumash (Shmuwich) and O’odham (Tohono and Akimal) People, born and raised in Southern California. She is an Elder on the Governing Council of the Barbareno Chumash Council, Board Member of the California Indian StorytellersAssociation and Chair of the Chumash Elders Women’s Council of the Wishtoyo Foundation. She has taught ford the American Indian Studies Program at California State University, Long Beach for over twenty-eight years and recently retired. She is a published writer who has appeared in several national and internationalpublications; her poem, “I Saw My Father Today,” was cast in bronze and placed on the Muni Platform in the Embarcadero in San Francisco. She is a renowned Storyteller and Board Member of the California Indian Storytellers Association, and co-founder of Living Indigenous Voices (LIV). She has been a Keynote Speaker and Workshop presenter for numerous Conferences throughout the United States. Her latest workshops have focused on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. She continues to be a dedicated advocate for the preservation of Indigenous languages, sacred sites, ceremonial practices and traditional arts. (from Calif. Catholic Conference event) d

 

Linda Noel Koyunkowi (Konkow) Linda Noel Profile

Linda Noel is a California native of the Koyunkowi (Konkow) people from the northern Sierra. She has published one chapbook titled “Whered You First Saw the Eyes of Coyote” and has been published in a variety of anthologies and magazines, the latest being “Tending the Fire”, University of New Mexico Press. She has a poem included in the permanent collection at the Autry Museum of the West and another has been adapted and performed by the Pasadena Choir. She has read her work throughout the country including Princeton University. She was the Poet Laureate of Ukiah from 2003-2005. (from UCR Poetry Event page)

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Audience members were then invited to share their nature-themed poetry

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