Reynaldo Morales was born in Peru, developing an extensive career as investigative journalist, educational media producer and documentarian assisting and empowering Indigenous learning communities. He lives in United States since 2000, obtaining a masters of science in Curriculum & Instruction and Digital Media with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is a fellow researcher and dissertator pursuing a joint PhD between the School of Education and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at UW-Madison. His research highlights the shifts in science and environmental research related to the restoration of Indigenous Knowledge Systems and the protection of Indigenous cultural and genetic resources.
In United States, Reynaldo has served for many years American Indian Nations and Tribes working as Educational Media educator around science and environmental education incorporating Indigenous Knowledge and culturally relevant pedagogies, using media and technology from Indigenous perspectives. Reynaldo also served during the last 6 years the Tribal Youth Media project and Global Health Field Course to train and bring together Tribal media producers and researchers and practitioners, to improve community health, education and environmental programs. Reynaldo organized and facilitated an international seminar on "Global Indigeneity and Sustainability" with the Institute for Regional and International Studies, and recently co-organized the Indian Law Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Reynaldo teaches an Ethnic Studies course at University of Wisconsin-Platteville called "The Native American Experience."
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