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Beyond Acknowledgements: Understanding CMC's Land Heritage and Seeding the Future (webinar)

January 17, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Free

Join us in this virtual discussion with Ernest House, Jr., Senior Policy Director at the Keystone Policy Center, as we commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and discuss the intersection of CMC and surrounding indigenous homelands. The public is invited to the webinar, along with CMC faculty and staff.

Mr. House, a member of the Ute Mountain Tribe in Towaoc, Colorado, and former Executive Director, Commission of Indian Affairs, has extensive experience in Colorado maintaining government-to-government relationships with tribal governments and organizations. Access this webinar: SCHEDULE

  • 11:00am - Welcome: Achieving Historical Perspectives on Indigenous Homelands (Carrie Besnette Hauser, CMC President & CEO) - Overview of MLK Week (Jeremiah Johnson, Assistant Dean of Instruction) - Introduction of Ernest House, Jr., and Patrick Staib (Matt Gianneschi, CMC Chief Operating Officer & Chief of Staff)

  • 11:10am - Keynote Presentation and Discussion (Ernest House, Jr., and Patrick Staib)

  • 12:05pm - Questions from Audience via Chat (Jeremiah Johnson & Kevin Williams, Assistant Dean of Instruction)

  • 12:25pm - Closing Remarks (Carrie Besnette Hauser)

PRE-EVENT VIDEO AND READINGS The Utes: Colorado’s Forgotten People - “Land Acknowledgements are not Enough” - ”We Need to Reframe Why We Do Land Acknowledgements” - Beyond Land Acknowledgement: A Guide - Please submit questions in advance to Richard Gonzales at or Jeremiah Johnson at


Date:January 17, 2022

Time:11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Cost: FreeEvent Categories:College-Wide, Home Page

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