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Sasanehsaeh Jennings: Education as a Tool for Colonization
Sasanehsaeh will offer insight as to how education has and continues to be used as a tool for colonization, using anecdotal insight from current Native students. She will also provide ways to transfer education spaces to be more reflective of the Native student experience.

Sasanehsaeh Jennings lives on the Bad River Reservation in Wisconsin, with her husband and two girls. She is an enrolled member of the Menominee Nation of Wisconsin and currently serves as the Tribal Liaison for the University of Wisconsin System and earned her Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota, and both her M.S. in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis and B.A. in Sociology/American Indian Studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison. As an educator and scholar-activist, her passion is to transform educational spaces to create a more just institution.

Oct 23, 2020 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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