Holistic Engaged Learning: The Harmonious Blend of Native American Culture & Scientific Method - Lunch and Learn
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Engineering & Computer Science, Room 510, Event Space
Join us in celebrating Native American Heritage Month with guest speaker, MRutheyi Thompson. MRutheyi has always lived her life with one foot in her traditional world and one foot in the Anglo/modern world. Through challenges and moments of crisis of identity, she finally found her own path to Walk In Beauty, her N’dèe Hózhó. Bringing together Native and Anglo systems of belief and learning, she now encourages Holistic Engaged Learning; where the teachings and knowledge of native cultures are incorporated and pursued in harmony with the modern scientific method.
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MRutheyi Thompson, CESCO, REA, REP currently works as a Safety Specialist for the U S Bureau of Reclamation; her previous position was as an environmental engineer for fourteen years with Reclamation. She is an alumna of Brigham Young University. She has designed and built several universal accessible design recreation features, taught numerous workshops, and was on the team that designed a Gold LEED Certified building.