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Online Lecture: Pacific Northwest First Nations Culture — Art & Ecology

Program No. 24887RJ
Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023, at 7 p.m. (ET)/ 4 p.m. (PT), for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to learn about the art and ecology of the Pacific Northwest.
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At a Glance

Dive into the rich cultural tapestry of the Pacific Northwest with Marine Biologist Dorris Welch, a frequent Road Scholar educator. Explore the Tlingit and Haida realms of spirit animals thru curated historic imagery featuring striking images of indigenous art and historical photographs. This presentation will introduce the relationship between these Native peoples and the sea, highlighting their reliance on the natural world for sustenance and spiritual practices. Discover intriguing narratives, including those from John Muir's Alaska encounters in the late 1800s, adding a historical dimension to this exploration of art, ecology and the profound connection between humanity and nature.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.

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