NOCCCD is located on the unceded ancestral lands shared by the Gabrielino-Tongva Nation and the Juaneño Band of Mission Indians/Acjachemen Nation, who have been the traditional caretakers since time immemorial. Tongva and Acjachemen peoples maintain a strong presence in North Orange county and throughout Southern California, protecting their homelands, knowledge systems, and cultures for the next seven generations. We acknowledge the ingenuity, survival, resilience, and strength of their descendants and relatives––past, present, and emerging. We also acknowledge the labor of those who work on and care for these lands, both in the past and today, and all those who act in solidarity with Indigenous struggles.
That NOCCCD is a place where Native American peoples are recognized, honored, and respected; there is awareness and understanding of Native American experiences, perspectives, and concerns districtwide; and there is meaningful investment in Native American communities.
The Native American Faculty and Staff Alliance (NAFSA) of NOCCCD are first and foremost tribal members and descendants who may identify as Native American, American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian, First Nations, Aboriginal, Maori, or other Indigenous Peoples across Turtle Island. Together with supporters, we:
Fall Meeting Dates (Flyer)
Every 2nd Friday from 10:00 - 11:00 AM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Simone Brown-Thunder, firstname.lastname@example.org
Amber Gonzalez, email@example.com
Linda Langgle, firstname.lastname@example.org
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