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Raising HOPE by Learning to Wipe Away the Unseen Tears - Part II
Conference Center Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls, NY
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Raising HOPE by Learning to Wipe Away the Unseen Tears - Part II
>>>Special Notice: ADVANCE Registration Fees have been EXTENDED

[IF YOU NEED ALTERNATE PAYMENT ARRANGEMENTS, PLEASE CALL!!!]

"RAISING HOPE BY LEARNING TO WIPE AWAY THE UNSEEN TEARS"

A CONFERENCE TO HELP UNDERSTAND AND MOVE BEYOND THE INTERGENERATIONAL IMPACTS OF HISTORICAL TRAUMA ON NATIVE AMERICANS

Presented by:
NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITY SERVICES OF ERIE AND NIAGARA COUNTIES, INC.

With support from:
THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR GREATER BUFFALO

This registration is for JULY 20-22, 2011 and features Don Coyhis, Founder and President of White Bison, Inc.

Event starts with registration at noon on Wednesday, July 20th, with the Opening Session at 1:00pm and the conference will end on Friday, July 22nd by 1:00pm.

White Bison, Inc., is an American Indian non-profit charitable organization and is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Through White Bison, it's Founder and President Don Coyhis, Mohican Nation, has offered healing resources to Native America since 1988. White Bison offers sobriety, recovery, addictions prevention, and wellness/Wellbriety learning resources to the Native American community nationwide.  

White Bison is a proud facilitator of the Wellbriety Movement. Wellbriety means to be sober and well. Wellbriety teaches that we must find sobriety from addictions to alcohol and other drugs and recover from the harmful effects of drugs and alcohol on individuals, families and whole communities. The "Well" part of Wellbriety is the inspiration to go on beyond sobriety and recovery, committing to a life of wellness and healing everyday.

OTHER SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Dr. Lori Quigley, Morgan Fawcett, The Faithkeepers School, and other special guests.  A separate price will be available for just Thursday night's sit down dinner.

AGENDA:
 
Day 1 - Wednesday - July 20, 2011
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AM - TRAVEL

Time / Room / Topic / Speaker
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12:00pm / Foyer / Registration

        Foyer / Healthy Break: Pita chips with flavored hummus, vegetables, seasonal fruits, yogurts, dried fruits and nuts

1:00pm / Cascades I / Welcome / Michael Martin
        Opening Thanksgiving / TBD

1:15pm / Intro Session - Why Raising HOPE? / Michael Martin

1:30pm / HOPE - Social Cultural Model / Pete Hill

1:45pm / "Unseen Tears" [31 mins] / DVD

2:16pm / Debrief Unseen Tears / Ruchatneet Printup/Michael Martin

2:30pm / Foyer / Healthy Break: Pita chips with flavored hummus, vegetables, seasonal fruits,
yogurts, dried fruits and nuts

2:45pm / Cascades I / Intergenerational Trauma and The Healing Forest / Don Coyhis

3:45pm / "Journey For Forgiveness" [73 mins] / DVD

5:00pm / Discussion - Lessons Learned from the Journey / Don Coyhis

5:15pm / Mind Map Group Exercises (1 hour) / Don Coyhis
   -  Impact 1  Community
   -  Impact 2  Family
   -  Impact 3  Women
   -  Impact 4  Men

6:15pm / Closing / TBD
    / Foyer / Reception: Mushrooms stuffed with Italian sausage, Meatballs with sauce, cheese display, vegetarian display, chocolate fountain

8:00pm / Free Time, On Your Own - Explore Niagara Falls, etc

Day 2 - Thursday - July 21, 2011  
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8:00am / Foyer / Continental Breakfast - assorted Danish, muffins, and bagels

8:30am / Cascades I / Opening -Thanksgiving / TBD

9:00am / General Session / What is Unresolved Grief? / Don Coyhis

10:00am / Demonstration - Destruction of Family thru Boarding School Strategies / Don Coyhis
       Short Video / DVD

11:00am / Foyer / Mid-Morning Break

11:15am / Cascades I / Elders Share Experiences / Don Coyhis

12:00pm / Cascades II / Lunch: La Fiesta Wrap - Grilled chicken and jack cheese in tomato tortilla with a cilantro fruit salad and vegetable slaw

Lunch Keynote Address: Dr. Lori Quigley

1:30pm / Cascades I / General Session? / Don Coyhis

Cascades I / Open Mic - Feedback through Observation / Don Coyhis

3:00pm / Foyer / PM Break: Whole Fruit with Beverage Station

3:30pm / Cascades I / "Wiping Away the Tears" Ceremony / The Faithkeepers School

6:00pm / Cascades II / Dinner:  Garden salad, dinner rolls, diamond cut sirloin & herbed chicken,
vegetable, and dessert

Dinner Keynote Address: Using the Strengths of Our Traditional Teachings / Sam George

7:30pm / Cascades II / Traditional Haudenosaunee Social Dancing & Flute Entertainment / Newtown Singers & Morgan Fawcett
(Open to the Public)

10:00pm / Closing

Day 3 - Friday - July 22, 2011  
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7:30am / Cataracts / Breakfast:  Scrambled eggs, roasted countrmy potatoes, sausage links, bacon, with
assorted danish, muffins, & fresh seasonal fruit

8:45am / Cascades I / Opening Thanksgiving

9:00am / "The Honour of All: The Story of Alkali" - 56 mins / DVD

10:00am / Intergenerational impacts of Alcohol and FASD / Morgan Fawcett, Deb Fox, Dr. Luther Robinson

10:30am / Cascades I / Group Exercises - Needs and Fears / Don Coyhis
   -  Group 1: Youth
   -  Group 2: Family
   -  Group 3: Community
   -  Group 4: Leadership

11:30am / Cascades I / Visioning Process / Don Coyhis & Michael Martin

12:30pm / Cascades I / Wrap Up - Feedback from Gathering / Elders
Closing - Thanksgiving / TBD

1:00pm / Foyer / Deli Sandwich Grab & Go Boxed Lunch:
Turkey, ham or roast beef served on a Kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato and onion, potato chips, whole fruit granola bar

= END OF CONFERENCE =

Discussion

Location

Conference Center Niagara Falls
101 Old Falls Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
United States


Categories

Education > Conventions
Education > Workshops

Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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