Tribal Wisdom Conference: Open Attendance Agenda, Sept. 26-27, 2014

September 17, 2014 by Grace Ann Rosile, Professor, Department of Management, via email

Tribal Wisdom for Business Ethics: Gathering of People and Ideas

Many thanks to the
NMSU Daniels Fund
Ethics Initiative
for funding this event!


Tribal Wisdom for Business Ethics logo-18apr2013-web

RSVP: Contact Dr. Rosile if you want to be included in the complimentary lunch.*


  • Dr. Grace Ann Rosile: Contact at or 575-532-1693
  • Dr. Greg Cajete
  • Dr. Don Pepion
  • Dr. David Boje
  • Dr. Joe Gladstone

Schedule of Activities Open to Everyone

Friday-Saturday, September 26-27

Note: Friday, September 26, 2014 at Alameda House and Lundeen’s Inn of the Arts, then Domenici Hall on campus

Domenici Hall Room 106 (NMSU main campus)

10:30-10:45: Sustainability Theme Introduced by Dr. Gregory Cajete
10:45-11:00: Climate Change Theme Introduced by Dr. Daniel Wildcat (via SKYPE)
11:00-11:15: Cajete and Wildcat discuss Sustainability
11:15-11:20: Cajete and Wildcat identify 4 aspects of sustainability for group discussions
11:20-11:45: Groups discuss one of 4 aspects of sustainability with Discussion Leader
11:45-12:00: Groups report out on results of sustainability discussions
12:00-1:00: *Lunch in Domenici Room 102 (please RSVP for complimentary lunch—see above)
1:15-1:30: Dr. Don Pepion Introduces Decolonizing Methodologies Theme
1:30-1:45: Dr. Don Pepion leads group discussion/activity on Decolonizing Methodologies
1:45-2:00: Dr. Lisa Grayshield Introduces Indigenous Ways-of-Knowing Theme
2:00-2:15: Dr. Lisa Grayshield leads group discussion/activity on IWOK
2:15-2:30: Dr. Grayshield and Dr. Pepion Discuss Decolonizing and IWOK, and answer audience questions
2:30-2:45: BREAK – Refreshments
2:45-3:00: Native Values Theme Introduced by Dr. Amy Verbos and Carma Nez
3:00-3:15: The Business Perspective Theme Introduced by Dr. Dan Stewart (with case example)
3:15-3:30: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Theme Introduced by Dr. Joe Gladstone
3:30-3:45: Verbos, Nez, Stewart, Gladstone identify 4 aspects of Business/Values for sub-group discussions
3:45-4:00: BREAK
4:00-4:15: Verbos, Nez, Steward, and Gladstone lead sub-group discussion/case example on Bus/Values
4:15-4:30: Groups report on results of Business/Values discussions
4:30-4:45: Medicine Wheel Theme and Activity Introduced by Gerri Elise McCullogh
4:45-5:00: Weaving Together the Threads: Verbos, Nez, Stewart, Gladstone, McCullogh, Rosile

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Domenici Hall Room 106 (NMSU main campus)

10:30-10:45: Storytelling Theme Introduced by Dr. David Boje
10:45-11:00: Storytelling Warm-up and Activity led by Boje and Rosile
11:00-11:30: Students from UNM Tell Their Stories: What will you take home with you?
11:30-12:00: Students from NMSU Tell their Stories: What will you take home with you?
12:00-12:15: Panel of All Presenters: What will you take home? What do you want to see in the future?
12:15-12:30: Co-creating our Future Story
Concluding Activity led by Boje with All Presenters

Thank you for your participation!

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