December 1, 2022


The Education People

Faces: Grants, donation and training notes.

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The Duluth Elks Lodge no. 133 and the Minnesota Veterans Expert services donated 100 pair of jogging pant to the Silver Bay Veterans Household. Pictured are (l to r): Randall Walz, general public relations coordinator veteran Wylliss Olson, survivor of the Susan B Anthony and David Martin, earlier Exalted Ruler and VAVS for the point out of Minnesota. 
(Image courtesy of Dave Martin).

Education Notes

Amy Bergstrom
(Photo courtesy of The College of St. Scholastica)

Amy Bergstrom
(Photograph courtesy of The College or university of St. Scholastica)

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  • St. Scholastica’s main diversity officer, Amy Bergstrom, was selected as a fellow by the National Association of Diversity Officers in Greater Schooling. She is 1 of seven leaders nationwide who will participate in NADOHE’s Chief Range Officer Fellows Software for the 2021-22 tutorial calendar year. CDOFP is a expert management system of mentorship for new and early occupation main range officers. Fellowship contributors receive mentoring from a senior-amount chief diversity officer for guided expert growth possibilities and aid.

    Bergstrom has been partnered with Dr. Elizabeth Ortiz, vice president of institutional diversity and equity at DePaul College in Chicago.


The Northland Basis introduced the persons and assignments staying awarded the first-at any time Maada’ookiing grassroots grants.

Maada’ookiing (“the distribution” in Ojibwe) is an exertion by the Northland Basis to improve interactions with Indigenous communities, create partnerships with Indigenous nations and offer you aid for neighborhood associates to extend ability in northeastern Minnesota. Grant applications are acknowledged at any time on the online grant portal. The following software deadline is Sept. 15, 2021.

The June 2021 grantees are:

Laura Winter ($2,500) – Wiigwaas Revitalization focuses on a series of lessons on wiigwaas (birchbark) and operating with youths intrigued in finding out the common art.

Jeffrey Boshey ($2,500) – Duluth Location Drum & Dance Troop will supply youths entry to cultural teachings on drum traditions.

Jacob Dunlap ($2,400) – Electronic Storytelling Library intends to file Ojibwe elders and Native people’s tales in a electronic format.

John Daniel ($2,500) – Curriculum and Assessment Creating for Ojibwe Language Immersion Plans is for creating monolingual Ojibwe language curriculum and assessments for use in Ojibwe language immersion universities.

Ivy Vainio ($2,400) – Niigaanii: Leading The Way Billboard Banner will generate an inspiring cultural information for youthful Indigenous and BIPOC Youth in Duluth’s Hillside community.

Carla DaRonco ($2,500) – Cloquet Murals will develop Indigenous neighborhood murals in academic areas.

Khayman Goodsky ($2,500) – Indigenous in the Media is a podcast sequence centered on the value of obtaining reliable Indigenous voices, viewpoints and activities in distinctive forms of media.

Teresa Knife Main ($2,500) – Variety Management Venture is created to develop leaders amid our Native American youth and supply range instruction for instructors.

Shayna Clark ($2,500) – Sisters of Material delivers a culturally dependent assistance group, Sisters of Material, that provides Indigenous ladies together who are having difficulties with addiction and psychological overall health issues.

Jason Goward ($2,500) – H.O.W.A.H. Talking Circle offers a Speaking Circle restoration aid group, with conventional drum ceremony and feast.

Frank Goodwin ($2,500) – The Cultural Therapeutic Artwork and Wellness Project will be executed in just a Native American residential midway home. It is built to allow individuals to reconnect with their creativity through cultural art and wellness things to do.

Natalie Smith ($2,500) – Sober Squad Talking Circle is an ongoing restoration talking circle that focuses principally on the Indigenous group.

Cheryl Edwards ($2,500) – Structure Instruction Activity will provide entertaining yet educational pursuits for our neighborhood associates on Constitutional Recognition, information on the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Structure, and its recent reform approach.