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A Native American Perspective on the Use of Story as Pedagogy: Lifting the Alienating Veil Through “Eneecho” and “the Pause”
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Native American Scholar and Clinical Psychologist Rockey Robbins, PhD will give a talk concerning the experiences of first generation, Native college students and the use of story.
Dr. Rockey Robbins is Choctaw/Cherokee and a professor of educational psychology at the University of Oklahoma. His work focuses on building a connection between psychology and Native approaches to healing. His research includes work on Native spirituality and psychology, grandparenting, assessment, treatment of students in boarding school settings, group interventions, and developing American Indian treatment models and techniques based on traditional American Indian ideas and practices.