Wednesday, Oct. 23 | 7 p.m. | CB 111

Dr. James Knutson-Kolodzne, member of the Ottawa Nation from Central Michigan, to present at the first History & AMCS Colloquium Series on October 23 at 7 p.m. in the Center for Business room 111.

Reclaiming Native Truth: Dispelling America’s Myths and Misconceptions

Speaker: Dr. James Knutson-Kolodzne was the Director of the American Indian Center at St. Cloud State University from 2004 until his retirement earlier this year. Dr. Knutson-Kolodzne has been involved in Indian education for 30 years in Minnesota and Wisconsin public K-12 schools, tribal colleges, and higher education, including the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system (MnSCU). He is the founding director of the Native Studies Summer Workshop for Educators (NSSWE).

Knutson-Kolodzne earned a B.A. in Psychology and M.S. in Guidance/Counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, and an Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration from St. Cloud State University.