Multicultural Week 2016 at SCC: We Are Our Stories

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Alex Turtle and Chenoa Egawa
will share stories at SCC

Shoreline Community College is holding events for this year's Multicultural Week:

Multicultural Week 2016: We Are Our Stories
Stories for Healing, Resiliency, Strength, and Cultural Empowerment!

Wednesday's schedule is packed with a variety of free events on the campus, at 16101 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline 98133. These is a small charge for on-campus parking during the day. Evenings are free. Campus maps are here.

Wednesday May 18

Chenoa Egawa and Alex Turtle (A part of the First Nations Symposium Series!)
10:30-11:30am - PUB 9208
Chenoa Egawa is a well-known Salish singer and storyteller, as well as author of children’s books. Come hear Chenoa and her partner share their stories! Chenoa Egawa is from the Lummi and S’Klallam Coast Salish peoples of Washington State. Alex Turtle is Navajo from Jeddito, Arizona and the Southern Cheyenne from the Turtle family of Oklahoma.

Which Way Home - Film and Discussion
11:30am – 1:30pm - PUB 9208
As the United States continues to build a wall between itself and Mexico, Which Way Home shows the personal side of immigration through the eyes of children who face harrowing dangers with enormous courage and resourcefulness as they endeavor to make it to the United States. Presented by ALAS

Stories of Transitions and Successes
12-1pm – PUB 9201
We will be providing a comfortable space to share with three professionals in varying fields as they share their stories of how they have overcome language barriers, various other challenges associated with the immigration experience, and how they have come to conquer their goals. Sponsored by the HEROES Club.

Decolonizing Our Bodies
1:30 – 2:30pm - PUB 9202
An interactive workshop for all students, faculty, and staff with a focus on re-connecting our cognitive, emotional, and physical selves. Presented by the Women’s Center.

Margin to Center: Octavia's Brood at Shoreline Community College
7pm – Campus Theater
Octavia’s Brood is an anthology of original science fiction from social justice movements, written by organizers and activists. Each of the stories reimagines the world we live in, putting forth compelling futures with new questions, new visions to explore. Co-editors Walidah Ishimara and adrienne maree brown, along with contributing writer Gabriel Teodros will engage in a community conversation around radical science fiction and organizing. A part of the Community Book Read.



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