Carmen Dagostino, coordinator California Indian Languages Programs, Robert Levi Jr. elder/culture bearer in-residence, and Carlos Two Bears Gonzales, coordinator of the First Peoples’ Center, were interviewed for a segment on CSUSB’s Native languages programs, and Brian Levin (criminal justice emeritus), was interviewed for separate articles on hate and extremism.
CSUSB’s Elder/Culture Bearer in-Residence, Robert Levi Jr., advocates for more Native students, teachers and club connections.
“Indian Boarding Schools: Assemblymember James Ramos in Conversation with Robert Levi Jr. and Dr. Daisy Ocampo,” is the title of the next program in the ongoing series. It will be presented at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, on Zoom.
Assemblymember James Ramos honored tribal elders for working to preserve Native American culture such as language, and songs such as the traditional Kaweah bird songs, by teaching them to younger generations of Native Americans.