Engaged Scholars Lunch & Learn: Who’s Your People: Fostering Meaningful Engagement with Indigenous Communities in North Carolina and Beyond.

Informational image of the event, featuring headshots of Ryan Emanuel and Donna Chavis

event sponsored by

Duke Office of Civic Engagement (DOCE) &

Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), Faculty Write, Forum for Scholars and Publics, Service-Learning Program, and Social Science Research Institute (SSRI)


Community Engaged Scholarship@Duke series


Donna Chavis and Ryan Emanuel

Donna Chavis and Ryan Emanuel sit in conversation about their individual and shared experiences partnering with tribal institutions and communities. Donna, a Lumbee elder, has deep roots in community organizing and advocacy around social and environmental issues. Ryan, also Lumbee, works within academia to amplify Indigenous perspectives on the environment. Their conversation will cover engagements with tribal governments and other institutions as well as the need for respect and reciprocity. Registration link in "More Event Information" below.


Multicultural/Identity, Leadership, United States Focus, Civic Engagement/Social Action, Diversity/Inclusion, Social Sciences, Lecture/Talk, Volunteer/Community Service, Charity/Fundraising, and Free Food and Beverages