“Brave Hearts: A Virtual History of Sherman Indian Boarding School,” set to launch on California Indian Day, Friday, Sept. 24, at 1 p.m., will feature the history of Sherman Indian Boarding School, the students who attended, and its legacy in Native communities.
Fenelon is the newest scholar on the list of Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility visiting professors who are “outstanding social scientists, political leaders, and social activists whose careers demonstrate sustained engagement with major issues of social justice, civil liberties, human rights, and democracy.”
A look back to an event earlier in 2020 in which CSUSB’s public history program and English department joined community groups to present the annual showcase and celebration of Native American poetry, music and art at the Dorothy Ramon Learning Center in Banning.
Through his writings and his work with the Native American community, James Fenelon, CSUSB professor of sociology and director of the university’s Center for Indigenous Peoples Studies, is an advocate for social justice around the world.
State Assemblymember James Ramos, the first California-born Native American elected to the state legislature, gave the keynote address.
In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, this November, Cal State San Bernardino will hold a number of virtual events to honor and celebrate Native American culture, traditions and contributions.
CSUSB’s public history program and English department were among the community groups that came together Feb. 8 to present the annual showcase and celebration of Native American poetry, music and art.