Dr. Michelle M. Jacob, PhD, is a Professor of Indigenous Studies and Director of the Sapsik’ʷałá (Teacher) Education Program in the Department of Education Studies at University of Oregon. 7:00 pm | Tuesday, Feb 20 | Scandinavian Cultural Center
Free and Open to the Public
BOOK SUMMARY: Within historical Catholic writings, Kateri Tekakwitha is portrayed as a model of pious, submissive femininity. Indian Pilgrims moves beyond mainstream narratives and shows that Saint Kateri is a powerful feminine figure who inspires decolonizing activism in contemporary Indigenous peoples' lives.