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Omaha Nation Culture Walk

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Omaha Nation Culture Walk

  1. 1. Omaha Nation Culture Walk
  2. 2. Omaha Nation Just over an hour north of Omaha is Macy, Nebraska, home of the Omaha Nation. The reservation is a place with a very distinct and rich cultural heritage. Residents of the reservation are also faced with Unique educational challenges.
  3. 3. The Experience  The Omaha Nation Culture Walk will take place in four sessions during the fall semester
  4. 4. First Meeting  Meet at UNO for an overview of statistics and information about the Omaha Nation
  5. 5. Second Meeting  Travel to Omaha Nation to work with students in the Omaha Nation Public Schools
  6. 6. Third Meeting  Meet to discuss culturally responsive teaching strategies, especially as they relate to the Omaha Nation
  7. 7. Fourth Meeting  Meet virtually on the wikispace to reflect on learning and the impact of information gained through the Culture Walks.
  8. 8. The Benefits  Personal enrichment – You can increase your understanding of your community.  Make connections– You can meet area teachers, community members and administrators.  Job preparation- You will be asked about personal experiences with diversity in every interview.  Prevent ‘Culture Shock’ - You will be better prepared for what you will experience when you begin teaching
  9. 9. To Participate  Participation is free!  Must pre-register at: http://culturewalks.wikispaces.com  Questions? Contact: Dr. Sarah Edwards skedwards@mail.unomaha.edu or Jessica Mallory jmallory@mail.unomaha.edu

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