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Decolonizing Relationships Between and Among Women
March 15, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - April 12, 2022 @ 8:30 pm$125
This five-week course focuses on the impacts of patriarchal colonization on the relationships that are formed between and among women. Here, we offer the promise of healed relationships and lasting sisterhood that is only possible when we shed the patriarchal mantle and begin seeing the world through a matrifocal lens.
The topics covered in the course include:
- Birth of the patriarchy
- Commodification of women’s bodies
- Destruction of feminine power
- Emergence of colonization
- Colonization of land
- Colonization of bodies
- Elevation of whiteness
- Dehumanization of the Non-white body
- White Feminism
- The Responsibilities of privilege and power
- Embodying Feminine Wisdom
Dates and Times
This course meets every Tuesday night, 6:30-8:30 pm ET from March 15th to April 12th.
- Tuesday, March 15th 6:30-8:30pm ET
- Tuesday, March 22nd 6:30-8:30pm ET
- Tuesday, March 29th 6:30-8:30pm ET
- Tuesday, April 5th 6:30-8:30pm ET
- Tuesday, April 12th 6:30-8:30pm ET
About the Instructor
Sherri Mitchell – Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset, is a Native American attorney, activist, and teacher from the Penobscot Nation. She is the author of Sacred Instructions; Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change, and a contributor to numerous anthologies including All We Can Save: Truth, Courage and Solutions for the Climate Crisis and Portraits of Racial Justice- Americans Who Tell the Truth.
Sherri is the founding director of the Land Peace Foundation, an organization dedicated to the protection of Indigenous rights and the preservation of the Indigenous way of life. She is an alumna of the American Indian Ambassador Program, the Udall Native American Congressional Internship Program. She currently serves as a Trustee for the American Indian Institute, is an Advisory Council member for Nia Tero’s Indigenous Land Guardianship Program, and a member of the U.S. ACE Climate Change Coalition development team. Sherri is also the convener of the global healing ceremony “Healing the Wounds of Turtle Island,” which has united people from six continents in healing ceremonies for the last five years.