• Subscribe
    Fill out the info below to sign up for our E-Newsletter.

Three Generations of the American Indian Boarding School Experience

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Three Generations of the American Indian Boarding School Experience

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Water is necessary for life, but as supply shrinks, choices must be made about who is given access to water and who isn’t. Communities across Arizona are going dry. This means that some residents may have no choice except to move. How do we decide who gets access to water, and who does not? Should the needs of the many be placed above the needs of the few? How do we address the

social and moral issues raised by competition for scarce resources, locally, regionally and nationwide? Join us for a discussion about water in Arizona, sustainability and the supply/demand imbalance.

Dr. Evangeline Parsons Yazzie is a Navajo woman, originally from the community of Hardrock on the Navajo Reservation. She is a Professor Emerita of Navajo at Northern Arizona University (NAU). She obtained a Masters of Arts degree in Bilingual Multicultural Education (NAU) and a Doctorate degree in Education (NAU). Evangeline retired from NAU after 24 years of teaching. Evangeline is a novelist, the author of four novels in Navajo and English which are based upon the Navajo Long Walk (1864 through 1868). She is an author of a popular Navajo language textbook, and the author of an award-winning bilingual children’s book.

Details

Date:
March 4
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
1100 W Ruins Drive
Coolidge , AZ 85128 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
520-723-3172
Website:
www.nps.gov/cagr