Exploring An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the U.S. with Clyde Hall, Ceremonial Leader of the Dance (Zoom)
Clyde Hall: Ceremonial Leader of the Dance
Clyde M. Hall, an enrolled member of the Shoshone-Metis tribe, is an acknowledged authority, writer, and lecturer of Native American culture, tribal arts and folkways. His expertise is in demand at museums, universities and national institutions on matters of Native culture, including the University of Illinois, Idaho State University, the Denver Museum of Natural History and Grand Teton National Park. His heart has always been with his people in Idaho, promoting an understanding and appreciation among people of many countries and cultures of the Native American people.
Spiritual Enrichment Class Open to Adults and Youth (Jr. High and up)
We have been exploring the book, “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States” by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. You are encouraged to read it on your own, as it serves as an excellent supplement to this class. Pick up a copy of the book by dropping by the office on a Sunday before 11:00 a.m. Worship Service.
We have also listened to a series of guests speakers. Stay tuned for details on upcoming speakers this Fall.
Register in advance for this class using this Zoom link. You will receive an email after you have completed your Zoom registration.
There is no cost for UUMiami members.
Non-members pay $15 to register for this class. Click here to pay. You can also go to the uumiami.org website and click on Donate to pay the registration fee.
Past Speakers List (Here is a link to the Playlist)
January: Gregg Deal, artist and activist
February: Kara Dawne Zemel on 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 on the history of Negative Environmental Impact on Indigenous Peoples
April: Betsy Osceola- grandmother of Miccosukee and Seminole origin and minder of the Everglades
September: Fred Lane, Lummi Nation, Totem Pole Carvers