Norbert Hill, Jr. Will Share “Untold Stories” as AISES Featured Gala Speaker

Norbert Hill, Jr., retired Director of Education for the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, and Founder of Winds of Change Magazine will address participants as the featured speaker at AISES 40th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, September 23 in Denver.

Hill’s career is deeply rooted in American Indian education, nonprofit leadership, publishing, and philanthropy.  He was Vice President of the College of Menominee for their Green Bay campus and he served as the Executive Director of the American Indian Graduate Center in New Mexico.  Norbert was Executive Director of AISES for 15 years.  Among his other accomplishments is board service for Goodwill Industries, National Indian Youth Council, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of the American Indian, Native American Sports Council, and the Environmental Defense Fund.  He has served as president of the Dr. Rosa Minoka Hill Foundation since 1982. He holds honorary doctorates from Cumberland College and Clarkson University.

Perhaps best known for his expertise on American Indian views, culture, and diversity, Hill has served as an advisor over the course of his career with the American Chemical Society, the University of Colorado School of Engineering, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Institutes of Health Office of Minority Programs, and the U.S. Department of Education.     

Hill authored Words of Power – Voices from Indian America.  He has written various articles, reports, and editorials seen in Kiwanis Magazine, The Magazine of Higher Learning, The American Indian Graduate, Winds of Change Magazine and more.

American Indian Nations across the country have benefitted greatly from Norbert’s passion, commitment and leadership.  It is our honor to greet and welcome Norbert home at this year’s 40th Anniversary Conference and Gala to show our gratitude and outward appreciation for his service to AISES and others.  Please join us on this special night in acknowledgement and celebration of Norbert Hill as he shares “Untold Stories” that is sure to produce tears, humor, memories, and laughter.  Norbert is a good storyteller who knows the secrets to grabbing listeners in a bear hug and never letting you go.     

Reserve your ticket now to attend AISES 40th Anniversary Gala.  Individuals can purchase single tickets at $250 or a full table of 10 seats at $2500 at www.aises.org/gala