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Veronica Tiller with Hattie Kaufman, author & CBS TV Anchor woman, WEWIN Conference, Las Vegas, 2013

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August 2-4, 2016:
2016 NADC Economic Development And Procurement 
Northern Hotel, 19 North Broadway, Billings, MT

Nation Building: Empowering Economic Development: Cherie Gordon, BNSF, & Veronica E. Tiller: “Rail Related Economic Development in Indian Country: Trends & Impact”  Track 3: Economic Development session August 3 – 1.30 to 3.30 pm.
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– PRE-WEWIN Conference 1-Day WORKSHOP, Sunday, August 14, 2016
Telling Our Stores: Beginning Memoir: How To Tell Your Story by Veronica E. Tiller, PhD. Sunday,  August 14,   8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Visit her website at veronicatiller.com or email her @ vtiller99@comcast.net


Honoring Nations Announces Exciting Collaboration!
Cambridge, MA | June 28

The Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development and Tiller’s Guide to Indian Country announce a collaborative partnership to support the Honoring Nations Google Map. The interactive map currently features all 124 Honoring Nations Honorees and their outstanding stories in self-governance. As part of this collaboration, each of the 124 Honoring Nations Honorees’ reports will include a full tribal profile from the latest edition of Tiller’s Guide to Indian Country. The map partnership will launch this coming October and assist Honoring Nations in identifying, celebrating, and sharing governmental tribal success. You can get a full copy of the Tiller’s Guide to Indian Country here.

April 15, 2016: Historical Society of New Mexico Annual Conference, Farmington, NM

“The Leadership of Apache Chief James Garfield Velarde”

Veronica E. Tiller,  author of The Jicarilla Apache Tribe – A History, 1846-1970, will explore the  legacy of James Garfield Velarde, Sr., Chief of the Jicarilla Apache Tribe from 1886 to the 1940s. Velarde had a distinguished life as Jicarilla leader and was one of the most photographed Jicarilla Chiefs, including several by Edward S. Curtis and William Henry Jackson, the official photographer of the Hayden Expedition in the 1870s. The presentation will be well illustrated with photographs depicting his career and his relationship with the photographers. Conference is Presented by the Historical Society of New Mexico In partnership with the San Juan County Historical Society. Friday, April 15 from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Session 10, Room 2. For full details of the conference see: hsnm.org

Click here for Article in the Farmington Daily Times : NM historians to gather this week in Farmington.


April 12, 2016: University of Texas at Arlington
This talk by Dr. Veronica E. Tiller, author, historian and member of the Jicarilla Apache Nation of New Mexico, will discuss the changing leadership roles of Native American women in contemporary tribal societies throughout the U.S. as well as in American society in general. Accompanying Dr. Tiller’s talk shall be the trailer for the award-winning 2015 film One Thousand Voices, about modern Native Women in New Mexico, and other relevant videos. Discussion will follow. The talk is sponsored by BNSF Railway and the UTA Native American Students Association (UTA NASA). It is open to the public. University Hall 418 from 12:30 – 2 p.m. For information contact Stephanie Vielle, President, UTNASA, (817) 600-9915.

April 11, 2016: Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX
“Speaking from the Heart:  Women, Business, and History in Indian Country Today” By Veronica Tiller. What is it to be a Jicarilla Apache woman, a historian, and a business entrepreneur?  Come find out.  Please join at the Department of Anthropology on April 11 from 11:30 to 1:00 in Room 153 of Heroy Hall for a discussion of her book, Tiller’s Guide to Indian Country. This informal discussion with a leading voice in Indian Country will explore how careers and life choices cross-cut culture, business, scholarship, and history. Veronica Tiller is a Jicarilla Apache historian and consultant working out of Albuquerque, New Mexico.  In addition to writing about economic development on Native American reservations, she also has written extensively about her Tribe, and speaks widely on tribal governments, tribal sovereignty, and women’s issues.
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Veronica E. Tiller, author of Tiller’s Guide to Indian Country, will speak at two events: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Room 153 Heroy Hall at Southern Methodist University, and 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at University Hall 418 at University of Texas at Arlington.
Click here for listing in The Dallas Morning News, April 12, 2016.

2015 Events & News:

Albuquerque Journal, November 29, 2015:  Raising her voice: Albuquerque author fulfills her mission to put Native Americans back in history books, For full article by Donna Olmstead, Journal Staff Writer, Click Here for article

November 14, 2015: Dr. Veronica Tiller, acclaimed author of Tiller’s Guide to Indian Country, attending American Indian Film Festival awards for nominated film A Thousand Voices

Dr. Veronica Tiller, publisher and editor of Tiller’s Guide to Indian Country, attended the Awards Banquet of the 40th Annual American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco on Nov. 14 www.aifisf.com to accept in behalf of A Thousand Voices by Silver Bullet Productions, as the Best documentary film for 2015.

The documentary A Thousand Voices shows New Mexico’s Native American women as keepers of culture and purveyors of wisdom, describing their journey from time immemorial to the present day. In her interview in the film, Dr. Tiller discusses the dynamic matriarchal society of the tribes and the way tribal women are profoundly linked to the earth.  Dr. Tiller spoke about her experiences as a Jicarilla Apache child and woman.

The feature-length film has been screened on the Public Broadcasting Network and won four awards at the 2015 New Mexico Women in Film Fiesta as well as Best Feature Film at the 2015 Indian Market of the Southwest Association for Indian Arts.

Silver Bullet Productions (www.silverbulletproductions.com) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 New Mexico corporation, an educational filmmaking program for rural and tribal communities and students. Silver Bullet has won four regional Emmy Awards.   #####

November 12-13, 2015
2015 REDW Tribal Finance and Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, AZ at the Talking Stick Hotel and Casino on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Reservation. Veronica Tiller will be speaking  on the topic of  ‘MAJOR ECONOMIC TRENDS IN INDIAN COUNTRY’.

October 5-8, 2015
The Indian Land Working Group (ILWG), 25th Annual Indian Land Consolidation Symposium in Pendleton, OR hosted by the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indians.

September 17, 2015
KUNM [radio] Call In Show, hosted by Gwyneth Doland, “New Mexico 2050: A Look Into The State’s Future,” With Former U.S. Senator Fred Harris, editor of New Mexico 2050, [UNM Press, 2015]

August 22, 2015
UNM Continuing Education Center
SEMINAR: Chaired by Fred Harris, “New Mexico 2050: What Will We Be? What Can We Be?” [Based on book: New Mexico 2050, edited by Fred Harris, UNM Press, Fall 2015].

August 16-19, 2015
11th Annual WEWIN National Conference in Quapaw, OK. Dr. Veronica Tiller conducted a workshop for the Native Women for writing their stories.

May 11-13, 2015
9th Annual Native American Economic Summit, Albuquerque, NM sponsored by the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of New Mexico.

April 23-24, 2015
8th Annual Economic Development & Advancing Education Summit, Greenville, SC sponsored by the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of South Carolina. Dr. Tiller was one of the keynote speakers on Indian economic development.

February 15, 2015
“Native Women share culture in PBS episode” by Adrian Gomez, Albuquerque Journal, ARTS section.

2014 EVENTS:
Media Events

October 28, 2014
Interview with Harlan McKosato at National Congress of American Indians Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4-hQKkQrYA

July 22, 2014
“A Thousand Voices” Screening at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino in Santa Fe, NM. http://silverbulletproductions.com/completed-programs.html#Voices

Public Events
October 26-31, 2014
Exhibitor at National Congress of American Indians Annual Convention, Atlanta GA.http://www.ncai.org/

Fall 2014
Article in American Indian Graduate Program magazine.

August 20, 2014
Veronica E. Tiller, “Telling Our Stories”, Workshop presenter, WEWIN Conference 2014, Las Vegas, NV.  http://www.wewin04.org/

May 11-13, 2014
8th Annual Native American Economic Summit, Albuquerque, NM sponsored by the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of New Mexico. http://www.aiccnm.com/default.aspx


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