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Tenacious Women Lecture: "Pocahontas and American Indian Women in Cultural Context"

March 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In conjunction with the “TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia” special exhibition, Dr. Karenne Wood, director of Virginia Indian Programs at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities,
explores two very different stories of American Indian women, Pocahontas and Mary Jemison. The public lecture begins at 7 p.m. in Jamestown Settlement’s Robins Foundation Theater. The evening lecture is free and open to the public. Due to illness, Dr. Karenne Wood is unable to attend Thursday night’s presentation. Her Tenacious Women Lecture “Prisoners of History” will be be presented by her designated proxy, Evangeline Calland. Ms Calland is an interfaith chaplain who practices in Charlottesville, Virginia. Free admission. Advance reservations required at rsvp@jyf.virginia.gov or (757) 253-4572.