MSU Indigenous Women's Speaker Series: Shannon Martin

January 23, 2020 11:30AM - 1:00PM

Brody Hall, Private Dining Room


MSU presents the Indigenous Women's Speaker Series with Shannon Marin, director of the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture and Lifeways. This discussion will focus on Anishinabe women's traditional and contemporary roles and Two-Spirit identity.

Shannon Martin is part of the Lynx Clan and enrolled citizen of the Watch-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians-Gun Lake Tribe. She is also a descendant of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.

In her role at the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture and Lifeways in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, Martin leads a team that addresses cultural and historical preservation. Her team is also part of repatriation and reburial of ancestral remains, artistic express and promotion, Tribal collections and archival conservation, cultural resource management, exhibition development, protection of intellectual property, and stewardship of Saginaw Chippewa Tribal cemeteries, burial grounds, historic properties, and sacred sites.

Lunch provided. Parking available at the Kellogg Ramp.

Sponsored by the MSU Native American Institute, Center for Gender in Global Context, American Indian and Indigenous Studies program and Indigenous Law and Policy Center.

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