P’ôe: Pathways Lecture Series to Host Joe Garcia

by Staff Reporter / Sep 15, 2015 / comments

P’ôe: Pathways Lecture Series to Host Joe Garcia

The College of Education and the Northern Pueblos Institute at Northern New Mexico College will be hosting the inaugural P’ôe Pathways Lecture Series.

The first speaker of the series will be Mr. Joe Garcia (Sokuwa Owing Taa’). Garcia is currently the Head Councilman of Ohkay Owingeh, three term Governor and former President of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI). Garcia’s talk “Creating Our Own Road: Responsibilities & Reflections from Our Elders” will share insights on the national level as well as inspire students and community members to support and persist in education careers.

Joe Garcia (Sokuwa Owing Taa’)
Tuesday, September 29th, 6:00 pm.

Teacher Education Center, 109, Northern New Mexico College
This event is free and open to the public.

P’ôe: Pathways to American Indian Education Training Program at Northern New Mexico College, a collaborative project involving both the Northern Pueblos Institute and the College of Education, is a culturally responsive education initiative aimed to establish members of New Mexico’s 22 tribes, pueblos and urban American Indian populations as effective and qualified teachers, counselors, and or administrators in public schools. The Lecture Series aims to create dialogues with education stakeholders that inspire Native American to serve as educators in our school systems. The Lecture series is free and open to the public.