Join CNVP, tribal leaders, elders, and community members May 14, 2022, from 11 AM to 2:30 PM as we continue to build Native Power in California. We will hear more about AB 1703, the California Indian Education Act, and the importance of voting in the Primary Election on June 7th.
Join us as we build relationships with Natives across California!
Special guest speakers:
James Ramos – California Assemblymember, author of AB1703 California Indian Education Act, and a proven civic leader and has served on numerous boards and organizations in the Inland Empire. He is the immediate past Chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, with a deep commitment to the preservation of California Indian culture. Additionally, Ramos is co-founder of the San Manuel Band’s Cultural Awareness Program, and serves as director of the California Indian Cultural Awareness Conference held annually at California State University, San Bernardino.
Lyla June – Indigenous musician, scholar and community organizer of Diné (Navajo), Tsétsêhéstâhese (Cheyenne) and European lineages. Her dynamic, multi-genre presentation style has engaged audiences across the globe towards personal, collective and ecological healing. She blends studies in Human Ecology at Stanford, graduate work in Indigenous Pedagogy, and the traditional worldview she grew up with to inform her music, perspectives and solutions. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree, focusing on Indigenous food systems revitalization.
– Performances by DJ Daniel French (Mohawk)
– Raffle prizes
Contact Joey Williams at California Native Vote Project for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org