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DIHS November Program: “Native Americans in the Lowcountry”
November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Daniel Island resident Jessica Knuff takes a look at the history of Native Americans in the Lowcountry.
Knuff is an activist for Native issues and of Cherokee/Pee Dee heritage. She sits on the board of the U.S. Department of State’s Native American Foreign Affairs Council, acts as a White House Generation Indigenous liaison, and is a member of the Indigenous Women’s Alliance of South Carolina. Jessica is particularly interested in Native history of the South and the revitalization of Indigenous languages.
She currently works for the State Department. Before joining the Department, Jessica worked as a professor of Political Science and International Security Studies. Prior to her career in academia, she was a researcher at the United Nations FAO and the Center for Refugee Studies in Rome, Italy.
PLEASE NOTE DIHS WILL BE MEETING IN THE MAIN CHURCH SANCTUARY, NOT THE PARISH HALL WHERE THEY NORMALLY MEET.