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Understanding Our History to Help With Today’s Issues
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 6:00:00 PM UTC - 7:00:00 PM UTC
Training Description:
This presentation will not only educate native and non-native people about the history of our tribes, but will help create a paradigm shift of thinking for many.  In today’s world we interact on a personal, social, and business way with Indians and non-Indians. Understanding each other’s past proves to be valuable in understanding each other’s present.  Participants can start a Tribal community development assessment by discovering their own Tribal community’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

Instructor

Ron Gurley
Ron Gurley is an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation and the Cherokee Elders Council.  He holds degrees in Bachelor of Arts Education and Master of Science Education.  He is in his 43rd year working with Native American families and youth.  During his 22 years in public education he served as a Music Teacher, Indian Education Reading and Math Teacher, Counselor, Assistant Superintendent,  Director of Curriculum, Special Education and Transportation and served as Superintendent of Schools.
Following his career in education, four and a half years were spent as a Case Manager Supervisor in a newly created Social Services Department within the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation. Ron served as founder and Chief Professional Officer of Boys & Girls Clubs of Green Country, Inc. located within the Cherokee Nation from 1997 to 2007.  He served as Chairman of NANAC, Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Native American National Advisory Committee.  Special recognitions include BGCA’s Masters and Mentors Level of the Academy of Boys & Girls Clubs Professionals. For five years Ron served as the Projects Manager, Native American Program Specialist, FirstPic, and consulting.  His work included Child Abduction Response Team Training, Internet Crimes Against Children and AMBER Alert in Indian Country training. 
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The Native Learning Center is a Model Program supported by the Indian Housing Block Grant awarded by the Office of Native American Programs, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The opinions contained in education, training and technical assistance sessions are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the Native Learning Center, Seminole Tribe of Florida, Office of Native American Programs, or the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. References to specific agencies, organizations, firms, products, services, processes and procedures should not be considered an endorsement by the listed entities. Rather, the references are informational and illustrations to supplement discussions of the issues.

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