Sadie Buck Examines The Contemporary Indigenous Woman

CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 6, 2012) — Sadie BuckSadie Buck, founder of Indigenous Arts and Cultural Consulting and Training, discusses “The Life and Times of a 2012 Contemporary Traditional Haudenosaunee Woman – Carrying On” at noon on February 8. This public event is free.

Buck comes from a long line of traditional singers, dancers, ritualists and performers. She will examine how a traditional longhouse way of life manifests itself in 2012.

She has taught at various universities, including Harvard University, Hamilton College, University of Toronto and at the National Aboriginal and Islanders Skills Development Corporation in Australia.

Buck will speak in the Hampton Room in the Malott Commons, 1030 Columbia Ave. The Humanities Institute has organized a series of lectures and film screenings titled, “Continuing Invasion: Resistance, Resilience, and Re-invention Among North American Indigenous Peoples.” The speakers will challenge the distorted depictions of Native peoples in mainstream and scholarly written works.


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Scripps College was founded in 1926 by Ellen Browning Scripps, a pioneering philanthropist and influential figure in the worlds of education, publishing, and women’s rights. Today, Scripps is a nationally top-ranked liberal arts college and women’s college with approximately 950 students, and is a member of The Claremont Colleges in southern California. The mission of Scripps College is to educate women to develop their intellects and talents through active participation in a community of scholars, so that as graduates they may contribute to society through public and private lives of leadership, service, integrity, and creativity.

 

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