Tags: American Indian

Wednesday: Mar 18

Native Americans and America’s Founding Stories

Wed. March 18, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections

UVa Central Grounds, 160 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22904

Early-America historians James Rice (Virginia 1619) and Susan Sleeper-Smith (Indigenous Prosperity and American Conquest) share their examinations of the lives of native Americans during the founding era of the United States, including the beginning of native dispossession and the oft-overlooked roles of indigenous women.

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Tags: American Indian, Gender, History

Friday: Mar 20

Blurred Lines: Extraordinary Memoirs

Fri. March 20, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location:

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Authors Shonda Buchanan (Black Indian), Jaquira Diaz (Ordinary Girls), and Julia Koets (The Rib Joint) share stories of lives built beyond the impacts of physical and emotional abuse; addiction and addictive families; margins of mixed race, religion, and gender identity; and more. Each lyrically written, these extraordinary memoirs map a path forward.

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Tags: African American, American Indian, Biography / Memoir, Book Club Picks, Gender, Latinx, LGBTQ

Saturday: Mar 21

The Capacity of Sports: Extraordinary Stories

Sat. March 21, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location:

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Amy Bass (One Goal), Michael Kranish (The World’s Fastest Man) and Michael Powell (Canyon Dreams) probe the capacity of sport to bridge gaps in culture and condition, which in turn forge connections to advance the integration of communities—and subsequent opportunities for marginalized individuals.

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Tags: African American, American Indian, Sports / Outdoors / Animals