Place-based Social Justice: California Indian Experiences

Wednesday, December 15 12 – 1 p.m.

Online – Zoom

trees and natural plants, backlit by the sunset
Nicole Myers-Lim will discuss contemporary relationships between California's Indigenous communities and the Catholic Church, with a focus on how USF's social justice work can be connected to justice for California Indians. As a Jesuit-educated Native person, Myers-Lim will discuss the need for historical correction, the on-going challenges in Church-Indian relations, and other issues related to this work.
 
Nicole Myers-Lim (Pomo) is a USF Law Alum, the Executive Director of the California Indian Museum and Cultural Center, and the Chair of the American Indian Education Oversight Committee, part of the California Department of Education.
 
The opening welcome for this event will be presented by Provost Chinyere Oparah. This conversation will be moderated by USF Faculty Kouslaa Kessler-Mata.
 
Open to all USF community members. Registration is required.