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Transforming Minds: The Church's Role in Mental Illness
Every year mental illness affects 1 of every 5 people in the US and is the leading cause of work related disability in the world. Many of those live with a chronic mental illness like bipolar disorder, depression, PTSD, and other disorders. The faith commu...
Matthews United Methodist Church
Matthews, NC

Sun 10/3/21 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Conference, Talks/Lectures
Rediscovering Your Heritage Through Your Habits and Hobbies
DNA results help us find ourselves, but they don’t help us see ourselves in ancient, historical, or contemporary practices of Africa. This workshop will enable the attendees to uncover, recover, and discover information about their heritage through targete...
Virtual Event
Charlotte, NC

Mon 10/4/21 at 7pm-10pm
Mon 11/1/21 at 7pm-10pm
Mon 12/6/21 at 7pm-10pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
MotoGP Racing / A talk on choosing MotoGP as a Career
A lot of new motorcyclists wish to go for MotoGP Racing. But what it really takes to get selected for MotoGP, get sponsored by a team and ride on the track. We at street bikers club have conducted this event to walk through on how one can get sponsored and...
Vietnam Veterans Park
Concord, NC

Wed 10/13/21 at 9am-5pm
Wed 11/10/21 at 9am-5pm
Wed 12/8/21 at 9am-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lunch and Learn: "The State of the River"
Please join Brandon Jones, Catawba Riverkeeper with the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, for an interactive discussion about the threats to and strategies for protecting one of our most important resources. There is a limited capacity due to COVID safety pr...
Native American Studies Center
Lancaster, SC

Fri 10/15/21 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Conservation Conversations: The Legacy of Asbestos in Davidson
Old mills are a favorite target for redevelopment. But the Linden cotton mill in downtown Davidson has defeated a parade of developers. That's because cancer-causing asbestos is buried on the site. Between the cost of cleanup and the risk of stirring up as...
Quest in Latta Nature Preserve
Huntersville, NC

Thu 10/21/21 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Chemistry of Catawba Indian Pottery
Dr. Art Greenberg, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at the University of New Hampshire, discusses the chemistry involved in the process of creating Catawba pottery in this program held as part of the 16th Annual Native American Studies Week. Held in conjunc...
Native American Studies Center
Lancaster, SC

Mon 11/15/21 at 12:15pm-1:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Medicine among the Aztecs
In an age of pandemics, face masks, and vaccinations, we can look back and witness the greatest of all catastrophes, the Demographic Catastrophe. Up to 100 million inhabitants died because of contagious diseases Europeans brought with them to the Americas...
Native American Studies Center
Lancaster, SC

Tue 11/16/21 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Conservation Conversations: Water You Doing?
Morgan Oestereich, Catawba Riverkeeper’s Citizen Science Coordinator will share ways that attendees can take a hands on approach to helping preserve and protect their own public waters – the waters of the Catawba River Basin. Attendees will learn about Cat...
Quest in Latta Nature Preserve
Huntersville, NC

Thu 11/18/21 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lunch and Learn: Indigenous Science and the Three Sisters Diet
Chef Dave Smoke-McCluskey (Mohawk), culinary educator and owner of Corn Mafia Small Batch Hominy, discusses the science of nixtamalization and its impact on the agricultural Indigenous diet. Chef McCluskey’s Lunch and Learn Lecture is held in conjunction w...
Native American Studies Center
Lancaster, SC

Fri 11/19/21 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lunch and Learn: Really? You don’t look like an Indian…': An Examination of Native American Representation through Mascots in South Carolina
“'Really? You don’t look like an Indian…': An Examination of Native American Representation through Mascots in South Carolina" Hannah Bauer, SC Commission for Minority Affairs This presentation examines the difference between the way Indigenous America...
Native American Studies Center
Lancaster, SC

Fri 12/10/21 at 12pm-1pm
    

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