Indigenous Women of the World, Resplendent in Regalia and Rich in Culture

Nov 15th, 2006 | By | Category: 18-2: Traditional Wisdom Our Strength, Tribal College News

INDIGENOUS WOMEN AT WINHEC GATHERINGLeft to right:  Mae Britt Utsi and Ellen Haetta (Salmii of Norway), Lin Chun Feng and her daughter (Taiwanese), and Cynthia Lindquist-Mala, (Spirit Lake Dakotah) CCCC president.  The women were immersed in Chippewa ways while also participating in international discourse on higher education with 125 others from six countries: United States, Norway, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. The World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC) was sponsored by the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet, MN on August 7-9, 2006.  Photo by Tom Urbanski, Director of Public Information, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.

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