Join us for the third webinar in the "New Jersey’s Indigenous Voices" series. “Native American Mascots: Creating Change in New Jersey” will contextualize the history and controversy behind Native American mascots, inviting speakers currently engaged in removing offensive mascots in New Jersey and nationally to share information and actionable steps for creating change.
Our featured speakers are:
• Eileen DeFreece, Ph.D. (Ramapough Lenape Nation), Associate Professor of Literature and Writing, Essex County College
• Savannah Romero (Eastern Shoshone Nation), Movement Building and Organizing Manager, IllumiNative
• Steven J. Myers, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist and Board-Certified School Neuropsychologist
Moderated by: Noelle Lorraine Williams, Director, African American History Program, New Jersey Historical Commission
Promotional materials for the event were created by Nahi. This series was made possible with support from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and developed in partnership with the New Jersey Commission on American Indian Affairs.