Ancestor Events

Seventh Fire talk

Two Special Events!
What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be?
Indigenous Writers Address the Seventh Fire

 

 

Friday, October 29, 2:00 p.m. CST

Co-presented by the New School at Commonweal and the Center for Humans and Nature—in celebration of the book What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be? and the 10th anniversary of the Center's Questions for a Resilient Future Series

Join us for a series of two conversations with Indigenous leaders about the Seventh Fire—an Anishinaabe prophecy that points to our current time, with opportunities for healing, solidarity, and Indigenous cultural recovery and revitalization. In this conversation, Host Melissa K. Nelson (Anishinaabe/Metis) speaks with Rowen White (Mohawk) and Rachel Wolfgramm, PhD (Whakatōhea, Ngāi Takoto, Te Aupouri, Tonga). Register here for the October 29 conversation.

Friday, November 5, 2:00 p.m. CST

Join us for for the second in a series of two conversations with indigenous leaders about the Seventh Fire—an Anishinaabe prophecy that points to our current time, with opportunities for healing, solidarity, and Indigenous cultural recovery and revitalization. In this conversation, Host Melissa K. Nelson (Anishinaabe/Metis) speaks with Kaylena Bray (Seneca) and Nicola Wagenberg, PhD (Colombian) about Indigenous concepts of ancestry, time, story, and the prophecy of the Seventh Fire. Register here for the November 5 conversation.

 


 

By the Book Ancestor EventBy the Book: "What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be" 
Co-editors John Hausdoerffer and Melissa K. Nelson in conversation with authors Shannon Gibney and Enrique Salmón

Missed this event? Watch it here: By the Book: John Hausdoerffer, Shannon Gibney, Enrique Salmón, and Melissa K. Nelson


  If you would like to book a reading or discussion, please contact info@humansandnature.org.