Indigenous Peoples' Day Event: Healing Through Celebration
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House invites you to our upcoming free virtual community event on Tuesday, October 12 in honor of Indigenous Peoples' Day. We center voices from the Indigenous Community to share their stories on what it means to heal through celebration in collective and through self-expression.

Special Guests:
Chenae Bullock (She/Her)
Chenae is an enrolled Shinnecock Indian Nation Tribal Member and descendant of the Montauk Tribe in Long Island New York. Chenae is a community leader, water protector, cultural preservationist, Indigenous perspective historian, and humanitarian. She is a recent published author of a book titled “50 Plant Medicines: Indigenous Oral History & Perspective” She wrote the book to help share her own medicine to help readers in their journey to learn more about the plant medicines that have been used for thousands of years. Chenae is currently the Managing Director for Little Beach Harvest, which is the Cannabis business wholly owned by Shinnecock Nation. She is the founder and owner of Moskehtu Consulting, LLC (moskehtuconsulting.com) which is an Indigenous owned and operated Cultural & Heritage Preservation firm.

Charitie Ropati (She/They)
Charitie is a 2019 Center for Native American Youth Champion for Change, climate activist, and a junior at Columbia University studying Civil Engineering. She Yup’ik and Samoan and an enrolled member of the Village of Kongiganak, Alaska. She has been featured in Teen Vogue, Lush Cosmetics and Indian Country Today for her work in indigenizing education and climate activism and passed a policy in Alaska that allowed Native students to wear their regalia for graduation and created native centric curriculum for native students.

Charlie Amáyá Scott (They/Them, She/Hers)
Charlie is a Diné scholar born and raised within the Navajo Nation. As a doctoral student, Charlie is intrigued by the intricacies among higher education, settler colonialism, and social media. Their work is informed by a desire for a more just and liberating education that supports and inspires the next generation of Queer, Trans, and Indigenous students. In addition. Charlie reflects, analyzes, and critiques what it means to be a Diné in the 21st century on her personal blog, dineaesthetics.com, while inspiring joy and justice to thousands on Instagram and TikTok.

Event Details Below:
Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM EST

Free, virtual community event
Registration required. Link to join the virtual event will be sent out closer to the date.

Please note: we will not hold a Q&A with our guest speakers at the end of the event, but we encourage attendees to leave their questions in the chat box throughout the conversation among our speakers for them to answer.
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