The Lodge Approach

2024 THE LODGE APPROACH EDUCATORS’ CONFERENCE

Let’s Ignite Student Success

Conference Schedule

Mon, July 1 - Morning

Location: Chief Dull Knife College

1 College Dr

Lame Deer, MT

Room 205

9:00 - 10:00

Registration

10:00 - 10:45

Welcome & Introductions: Burt Medicine Bull and Sam Chestnut

10:45 - 11:30

Conference Philosophy and Opening Address: Burt Medicine Bull and Sam Chestnut 

11:30 - 1:00

Break for Lunch

Mon, July 1 - Afternoon

Location: Chief Dull Knife College

1:00 - 1:45

From Trauma to Resilience - Part 1: Deborah Russell,  Crow/Northern Cheyenne Hospital

Room 121

Using Native Artifacts: Randall Tall Bull, Chief Dull Knife College

Room 122

Lesson Plans Incorporating Montana Tribes Specific Content: Nikki Custis, Erica Hoyt, and Maddy Johnson, Pre-service teachers from MSU Billings.

Room 126

2:00 - 2:45

From Trauma to Resilience - Part  2: Deborah Russell,  Crow/Northern Cheyenne Hospital

Room 121

Using Native Artifacts: Randall Tall Bull, Chief Dull Knife College

Room 122

Rural Education and Transition Plans: Donna Hays, Grand Canyon University

Room 126

3:00 - 3:45

Examples of Integration of Indian Eucation in an Elementary School Curriculum: Nikki BarrettMelin, Colstrip School District

Room 121

Ahtove, a Teacher Resource About the Northern Cheyenne Culture: John Bennett, The Lodge Approach

Room 122

Sweat Lodge Experience: Burt Medicine Bull, Chief Dull Knife College

4:00-4:45

Disrupting Colonial Thinking in the Classroom: Dr. Scott Durham and Dr. Sandra Pech, Kent State University

Room 121

The Star Stories Project: Dr. Elaine Westbrook, MSU Billings, and Wallace Bearchum, Northern Cheyenne Cosmology Knowledge Keeper

Room 122

5:00 - 5:30

Reflection with Cohorts

5:30 - 7:00

Dinner and Keynote: Tools for Conversations about Race in the Classroom and Indigenous Authors: Dr. Kari Dahle-Huff, MSU Billings, and Molly Quellette

Location: Lame Deer Elementary School,101 Boundary Road, Lame Deer MT

Tue, July 2

Location: Chief Dull Knife College

9:00 - 9:45

Examples of Integration of Indian Eucation in an Elementary School Curriculum: Nikki BarrettMelin, Colstrip School District

Room 121

Disrupting Colonial Thinking in the Classroom: Dr. Scott Durham and Dr. Sandra Pech, Kent State University

Room 122

History HikeThomas Shoulderblade

10:00 - 10:45

Transcending NAGPRA: Indigenizing Collections Care: Courtney Little Axe, Natsista/SiWiNwi/Semvnole, University of Montana

Room 121

Partnering with the Northern Cheyenne through ahtove.org: Lesson plans and primary sources for teaching about Native American culture: Dr. Mary Beth Henning, University of Mount Union, and John Bennett, The Lodge Approach

Room 122

11:00 - 11:45

The Star Stories Project: Dr. Elaine Westbrook, MSU Billings, and Wallace Bearchum, Northern Cheyenne Cosmology Knowledge Keeper

Room 121

Historical or To Go Forward You Have to Go Back - ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES: Marilynn Savage Moritz, Seattle School District

Room 122

12:00 - 1:00

Break for Lunch

1:00- 1:45

Transcending NAGPRA: Indigenizing Collections Care: Courtney Little Axe, Natsista/SiWiNwi/Semvnole, University of Montana

Room 121

Ahtove, a Teacher Resource About the Northern Cheyenne Culture: John Bennett, The Lodge Approach

Room 122

Plants, Their Stories, and the Importance of Outdoor Education: Linwood Tall Bull and Randall Tall Bull, Chief Dull Knife College

2:00- 2:45

Coaching Shifts that Empower Educators to Inspire Students: Kristal Funk, K. Funk Consultants LLC

Room 121

Ahtove, a Teacher Resource About Northern Cheyenne Culture: John Bennett, The Lodge Approach

Room 122

3:00- 3:45

Plants, Their Stories, and the Importance of Outdoor Education: Linwood Tall Bull and Randall Tall Bull, Chief Dull Knife College

Sweat Lodge: Burt Medicine Bull, Chief Dull Knife College

4:00- 4:45
5:00-5:30

Reflection with Cohorts

5:30-7:00

Dinner and Keynote: Panel Discussion: Being Native in a non-native school system

Location: Lame Deer Elementary School,101 Boundary Road, Lame Deer MT

Wed, July 3- Morning

Location: Chief Dull Knife College

9:00 - 10:00

Processing in Cohort Groups: K-6 Educators

Processing in Cohort Groups: 7-12 Educators

10:00 - 10:30

Closing Remarks

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