Join Us 10/14/17 "THE HAUDENOSAUNEE CONFEDERACY: LEADING THE WAY TO WOMEN'S RIGHTS"

“THE HAUDENOSAUNEE CONFEDERACY:

LEADING THE WAY TO WOMEN’S RIGHTS”

Matilda Joslyn Gage Center for Social Justice Dialogue

210 East Genesee Street, Fayetteville, NY

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Saturday Oct. 14 10:00 -5:00

OPENING OF THE EXHIBIT:

“The Haudenosaunee Confederacy:

Leading the Way to Women’s Rights”

 

PROGRAM:

10:00 “Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign” An educational and advocacy project which marked the 400th anniversary of the Two Row Wampum throughout 2013.

Jake Edwards, Onondaga Nation Longhouse Leader and Jack Manno, Environmental Studies and Forestry Professor Emeritis, Organizers The Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign.

11:00The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code. – film

12:00“Should we Celebrate Columbus Day or Indigenous People’s Day?” –  dialogue

1:00“Rematriation: Sovereign Women in Sovereign Nations” – Louise Herne, Bear Clan Mother, Mohawk Nation

2:30“Ohero:Kon” (Under the Husk) – Two Mohawk girls on their journey to becoming women – film

Plus short: “Haudenosaunee Women & Women’s Suffragists: a Hidden History”

Film and talk by director / Producer: Katsitsionni Fox

joined by the two girls featured in Ohero:Kon

4:00Gage Foundation Girl Ambassadors for Human Rights sharing their visit to Akwesasne in Spring 2017.

This program is funded by an Action grant from Humanities, New York with additional funding from the Governor’s New York Suffrage Centennial Commission. The project was supported by the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience – a network of historic sites and museums dedicated to interpreting themes of human rights through dialogue-based approaches,

 

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