This Wednesday, Santee Sioux Dakota member Ramona and Reuben Kitto Stately return to the porch! This week they generously share their family history and people's story, as witnessed in first and secondhand accounts. Come ready to listen well, and engage with good questions!
Ramona Kitto Stately has a BA in Dakota Art and Culture, and a MaEd with an emphasis on Teacher Leadership from Augsburg University. She spent from 2005-2020 Directing Indian Education for ISD279 Osseo School District and currently is the Project Director for the We Are Still Here Minnesota project, creating action for narrative change. Ramona is the mother of two children, an accomplished beadwork artist and a part of the scholars' team since 2014 with the Minnesota Humanities Center’s "Learning From Place".
Ramona's son, Reuben Kitto Stately (AKA KITTO) is a hip hop artist hailing from St Paul, MN. He is a 20 year-old Dakȟóta and Anishinaabe lyricist and composer. He’s a Junior at Augsburg University who speaks to struggle and hardship through his music. He is empowered by pushing the envelope with his unique sound and helping his people take control of their narrative.
Center for Healing & Wholeness Virtual Caregiver Offerings
The Center for Healing & Wholeness is continuing all of their regular services virtually so caregivers can stay connected and continue to be supported during the current situation. Regularly scheduled caregiver support groups plus new drop-in groups, individual and family care consultations, caregiver workshops and education sessions will all be conducted using Zoom. Questions? Contact Jennifer Monroe, email@example.com.