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Tempe Public Library-Desert Willow Program Room

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3500 South Rural Road
Tempe, AZ 85282 United States
(480) 350-5500 https://www.tempepubliclibrary.org/

March 2023

More than Pocahontas and Squaws: Indigenous Women Coming into Visibility with Laura Tohe

March 19, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tempe Public Library-Desert Willow Program Room, 3500 South Rural Road
Tempe, AZ 85282 United States
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FREE

This visual presentation shows how Indigenous American women have contributed service to Arizona and the US, yet were stereotyped in films and remain invisible in the media. Nevertheless, they have been honored in all areas of public service—law, medicine, literature, military and activism with awards such as, the Presidential Freedom, the McArthur (genius award), the Secretary of Interior, and others. Among some traditional tribal cultures, women’s lives are modeled after female heroes and sacred women who exemplify and express courage…

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