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Talk: The Iroquois Influence on Woman’s Rights

Sunday, March 23, 2014

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

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Hear a new approach to the origins of feminism by a pioneer scholar. Dr. Wagner weaves the story of the Six Nation Confederacy, whose practice of gender equality inspired the emerging woman’s rights movement in upstate New York over 100 years ago. 
This thought-provoking lecture is based on her book, Sisters in Spirit: Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Influence on Early American Feminists. Lecture is followed by a Q&A with the author, accompanied by refreshments.
This lecture is sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities, Speakers in the Humanities program. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Location

Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park
5816 Clarendon Road
Brooklyn
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum

Contact Number

(718) 629-5400

Contact Email

info@wyckoffmuseum.org

Categories

History, Women's History Month, Talks, Seniors

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