Exploring An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the U.S. May (Zoom)
Will continue in September 2021
Spiritual Enrichment Class Open to Adults and Youth (Jr. High and up)
Exploring “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States” by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
This class will be monthly and include reading and reflecting on chapters in “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States” by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz as well as listening to guest speakers who will join us for some of the classes. Please read through the fourth Chapter.
You can get a copy of the book by dropping by the office on a Sunday before Worship following CDC guidelines.
January: Gregg Deal: click here for a recording of his talk
February —Kara Dawne Zemel will speak about the Plight of Indigenous Women
Kara Dawne Zemel – Kariwaiens is from the Kanien’keha:ka Nation (Mohawk Nation) at Kahnawake, just outside of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She has served of the Youth Council and Board of Directors of Quebec Native Women, written for The Eastern Door Newspaper, and has worked as a librarian and now records manager for her community.
March– Dina Gilio-Whitaker will speak on the history of Negative Environmental Impact on Indigenous Peoples
April- Betsy Osceola- grandmother of Miccosukee and Seminole origin and minder of the Everglades
Register in advance on this Zoom link
There is no cost for UUMiami members. Non-members pay $15 to register for this 5-month study. Click here to pay. You can also go to the uumiami.org website and click on Donate to pay the registration fee. You will receive an email after you have completed your Zoom registration.