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Raising Nisenan visibility in 2022 and beyond - Shelly Covert
In this presentation, Shelly Covert will talk about the importance of raising the visibility of her Tribe in a community, State, and Country that has no idea they still exist. She'll also share some of the unique and creative projects she has founded that cultivate relationships, bring public education, and how they use art as a means to amplify the visibility of the Nisenan.

Shelly Covert is the Spokesperson for the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe. She sits on the Tribal Council and is a community outreach liaison. She is also the Executive Director of the Tribally guided, nonprofit CHIRP – the California Heritage: Indigenous Research Project – whose mission is to preserve, protect and perpetuate Nisenan Culture.

The Sustainable Futures speaker series stimulates interdisciplinary collaboration around issues related to energy, the environment, and society. These lectures are sponsored by the Schatz Energy Research Center, the Environment & Community graduate program, and the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences at Cal Poly Humboldt. All events are free and open to the public, and live captioning is provided for all talks. To request additional support, please contact schatzenergy@humboldt.edu or call 707-826-4345. Visit http://schatzcenter.org/speakers for the full season lineup!

Apr 7, 2022 05:30 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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