A Course on the First Peoples

From March 01, 2017 7:15 pm until March 01, 2017 9:00 pm
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A Course on the First Peoples: Whose Land Do We Live On? How Did They Live On It?
A Salon initiative of the Community of Living Traditions Education Team, Stony Point Center

Explore the content and structure of a course on the First Peoples of the Northeastern Coast of North America (Algonquin Civilization from Mi’kmaq (Newfoundland) to the Lenape (Delaware River/Chesapeake Bay)) with a focus on the Hudson River Watershed, with Evan T. Pritchard, director of the Center for Algonquin Culture.

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The course will meet for six sessions at the Center and Library for Social Justice, on the Stony Point Center campus.

SESSIONS:
February 17 - Introduction and Planning
March 1 - The Place and its History from Past to Present March 15 - Language and Culture
March 29 - Religion, Spirituality, Cosmology
April 5 - Modern Native American Issues
April 19 - Field Trip (tba—may start in the afternoon)

The course includes a bibliography of suggested readings.

A donation of $25 is requested for each class session, sliding scale option for those with limited ability to pay.

All classes are recorded, and available to participants at the CLBSJ. Contact Mark Johnson

Co-sponors: Community of Living Traditions, Stony Point Center Farm, Center and Library for the Bible and Social Justice.

For Additional Information:
Mark C. Johnson, director
Center and Library for the Bible and Social Justice
markcjohnson@clbsj.org 
845-786-5491
www.clbsj.org

Evan T. Pritchard
Center for Algonquin Culture
evan.pritchard7@gmail.com
845-377-1110
www.algonquinculture.org