Tonawanda Nation member will share about indigenous people at GCC Medina event

Posted 23 November 2018 at 12:08 pm

Press Release, Genesee Community College

Warren Skye

MEDINA – Genesee Community College’s Medina Campus Center will welcome Warren Skye, an outreach specialist for the Adult Educational Opportunity Center, on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 7 p.m.

Skye, a member of the Deer Clan from the Tonawanda Seneca Nation, will present “Indigenous Peoples: Echoes of History and Culture.” He has extensive experience in higher education as a faculty member for three Western New York colleges. With his passion and expertise in the areas of social work practice, cultural competency and indigenous issues, Skye is continuously shining light on the experiences of indigenous peoples in the region.

His talk will focus on the historical and cultural experiences of indigenous peoples from the Colonial period to the present with an emphasis on the Iroquois Confederacy and how listeners might consider placing themselves in the footsteps of native tribal men and women.

The Medina Campus Center is located at 11470 Maple Ridge Rd. This event is free and open to the public.

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