UNM School of Architecture & Planning Hosts "Stories of Culture and Identity"
May 20, 2016
The University of New Mexico School of Architecture & Planning Indigenous Design + Planning Institute (iD+Pi) presents “Stories of Culture & Identity: How do they shape and connect us?” on Saturday, May 28 from 3-5 p.m. in the Larry and Dorothy Rainosek Gallery in George Pearl Hall, located on Central and Stanford on the UNM campus.
The event is a historic intergenerational and multicultural story sharing experience that explores the confluence of lives, identities and cultures among Pueblo Indians, Hispanos and Filipinos.
3 p.m. – Introduction of UNM iD+Pi Director, Dr. Ted Jojola
3:05 p.m. – Opening Blessing by Kathy Sanchez, co-founder, Tewa Women United
- Welcome remarks by Pearl King, president, Filipino American National Historical Society of Rio Grande
3:10 p.m. – Introduction of Tewa Women United co-founder, Kathy Sanchez by Dr. Mila Anguluan, event organizer & CFBS member
3:15 p.m. – Introduction of Dr. Rusty Barcelo, former president, Northern New Mexico College
3:20 p.m. – Presentation of Panel I, moderated by Dr. Rusty Barcelo (panel members: Ariadne Bito, Jessica Garcia, Robert Nelson, Andy Romero, & Dr. Leny Mendoza-Strobel)
4 p.m. – Dance Interlude, a Filipino Muslim presentation, by Lizae Cervantes Reyes
4:05 p.m. – Introduction of Johnny “Jay” Abeyta Jr., CEO, Boys & Girls Club of Ohkay Owingeh
4:10 p.m. – Presentation of Panel II, moderated by Dr. Mila Anguluan (panel members: Patrick Aguino who will be introduced by Jay Abeyta Jr., Ted Jojola, Melissa Montoya, & Kathy Sanchez)
4:40 p.m. – Song Interlude, Filipino Bicolano folk music by Grandmother-Grandchildren team, Lovely & Emil Janoras with their Lola
4:45 p.m. – Intergenerational Blessing by CFBS
4:50 p.m. – Question & Sharing Portion
- Ariadne Bito, president, Northern New Mexico College Student Senate
- Joseph Patrick Aguino, Tewa language teacher, Culture Bearer & Wisdom Keeper from Ohkay Owingeh
- Dr. Rusty Barcelo, professor & former president, Northern New Mexico College
- Jessica Garcia, Licensed Practical Nurse of Albuquerque
- Dr. Ted Jojola, director, UNM IDPI
- Melissa Montoya, staff member, Boys & Girls Club of Ohkay Owingeh
- Robert Nelson, program director, Heading Home, a non-profit organization
- Andy Romero, environmental scientist
- Kathy Sanchez, co-founder, Tewa Women United
- Dr. Leny Mendoza-Strobel, director, Center for Babaylan Studies
This event is sponsored by the UNM School of Architecture & Planning Indigenous Design & Planning Institute, the Center for Babaylan Studies, in cooperation with the Filipino-American National Historical Society of Rio Grande, Boys & Girls Club and Teen Center of Ohkay Owingeh and Tewa Women United.