Sidore Lecture: The Power of Storytelling in Indigenous Ways of Knowing
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
on Zoom--register for link
The Power of Storytelling in Indigenous Ways of Knowing
This Earth Day event will highlight the power of storytelling and oral traditions in sharing knowledge within Indigenous communities. Anne Jennison, an Abenaki storyteller and UNH alumna, has been telling Native American stories and teaching throughout New England for over three decades. Louise Profeit-LeBlanc, a Traditional Storyteller from the Nacho Nyak Dun First Nation of the Yukon Territory in Northern Canada, is founder of the Yukon International Storytelling Festival and the Society of Yukon Artists of Native Ancestry.
Anne Jennison, Abenaki Storyteller
Louise Profeit-LeBlanc, Nacho Nyak Dun First Nation of the Yukon Territory Traditional Storyteller
Cheryl Savageau (Moderator), Abenaki Poet and Author
This year's Sidore Series, "Honoring the Mother of All People; Contemporary Indigenous Leadership in Revitalizing Environmental and Cultural Sustainability" will consider how Indigenous knowledge and cultural heritage can deepen our thinking about sustainable futures.
The Saul O Sidore Memorial Lecture Series was established in 1965 in memory of Saul O Sidore of Manchester, New Hampshire. The purpose of the series is to offer the University community and the state of New Hampshire programs that raise critical and sometimes controversial issues facing our society. The University of New Hampshire Center for the Humanities sponsors the programs.