November 14 — talk, “Walking in Two Worlds: Abenaki Identity Through the Centuries”

Contact: Jennifer Jang, jjang@champlain.edu

Where and when: IDX Fireside Lounge, noon

“Walking in Two Worlds: Abenaki Identity Through the Centuries”
Facilitated discussion by Melody Walker Brook

Native people occupy a unique cultural space and as is said of Native people in general, they walk in two worlds. How does one navigate between distinctive cultural values and Screen Shot 2013-11-11 at 11.53.58 AMcontemporary society? Identity is the most salient and important aspect of the ways in which human beings walk through the world and in terms of the Abenaki experience has been a major debate in the political realm for decades. What makes us who we are? What does it mean to be a person?

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