Self-Determination Through Education

Andre Cramblit andrekar at NCIDC.ORG
Fri Apr 2 23:17:28 UTC 2004

The theme of the 27th annual California Conference on American Indian
Education (CCAIE) is " Self-Determination Through Education." This
year’s event is being held in Los Angeles, CA on April 22-24, 2004.
Awards ceremonies will be held to honor Elders who have made a
significant contribution to education within their communities and to
recognize, The Educator, Student and Parent of the year. Tim Giago
(Lakota), a Native Publisher/Journalist and now US Senatorial candidate
from South Dakota, will give the opening Key Note address.

Conference Co-Sponsors are the California State Department Of
Education-American Indian Education Office, and the 29 California Indian
Education Centers ( )

An opening night reception will feature presentations and performances
by Arigon Starr (the Kickapoo Diva), Joy Harjo (Creek), Carolyn
Dunn-Anderson (Muscogee, Seminole, and Cherokee), Floyd Red Crow
Westerman (Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota) Red Feather Youth Dancers (Paiute),
and Comedian Charlie Hill-invited (Oneida). Additional activities held
during the conference include health screening services, fun and
education children’s activities, California Tribal dance presentations
and an inter-Tribal Pow Wow. Please join us at the LAX Westin for this
conference that is one of the oldest and largest State Indian Education
events with over 800 registrants and a total of over 2000 visitors. For
more information please contact:

life at
(530) 275-1513
P.O. Box 729
Shasta Lake, CA 96019

Or to get the conference brochure please go to:

Or email andrekar at


André Cramblit: andre.p.cramblit.86 at is the Operations
Director Northern California Indian Development Council NCIDC
( is a non-profit that meets the development needs
of American Indians

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