On March 27, 2014, Catapult Design, in collaboration with UNM-Gallup and Grand Canyon Trust, hosted "Change Labs: growing strong communities through creative entrepreneurship" at Dine' College in Shiprock, NM. Change Labs was a day full of workshops and dialogue on how we can promote innovation and new ways of thinking about old problems that plague tribal lands. Workshop topics ranged from leveraging mobile tech to sustainable farming practices to new models for renewable energy distribution to rural households.
Workshop leaders included:
Byron Shorty (Navajo Word of the Day), Anisha Jain (Facebook), David Kaisel (Catapult Design), Stacey Jensen (North Leupp Family Farm), Victor Pascual (DGTL.NVJO), Tom Wiltzius (Google), Noel Wilson (Catapult Design), Micah Lande (ASU), Alice Loy (Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship), Adrian Manygoats (Eagle Energy), Ann Marie Chischilly (NAU ITEP), Al Henderson (UNM-Gallup), Natasha Johnson (Grand Canyon Trust), Nicholas Taylor (Dine' Naataani Community Development), Jessica Stago (Navajo CDFI), Colleen Mountain (ATVO), Eddie Cal (Terraform), Penny Emerson (Native Resource Development Co.), Raymond Nopah (Navajo Nation Government), Shayne Watson (Shayne Watson Designs), Vice President Rex Lee Jim
Change Labs is made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts.
MARCH 28, 2014 - SHIPROCK, NM
ChangeLabs is a production of:
National Endowment for the Arts
In partnership with:
Grand Canyon Trust