MPA Hooding Ceremony and Celebration

Friday, June 13th at 10am, doors at 9:15 in the Evergreen Longhouse

Opening Prayer

Delbert Sm3tcoom Miller (Skokomish) Artist, culture bearer and spiritual leader of the Skokomish Tribe

 Welcome and Acknowledgements

Cheryl Simrell King, MPA Director & Master of Ceremonies

Opening Remarks

Michael Zimmerman, Provost, The Evergreen State College

Thomas (Les) Purce, President, The Evergreen State College

 Introduction of MPA Faculty

Cheryl Simrell King

Faculty Speaker

Moroni Benally

Student Speakers

Tribal Governance Cohort

Marjoree Corless

Public/Nonprofit Administration & Public Policy (General) Cohort

Jane Wall

Jamie Yoder


MPA Tribal Governance Cohort names read by Puanani Nihoa

MPA Public/Nonprofit Administration & Public Policy (General) Cohort names read by Randee Gibbons

Closing Remarks

Cheryl Simrell King