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Arivaca Old School House

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17080 W. 4th St
Arivaca, AZ 85601 United States

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October 2016

World War I in the Middle East: Roots of Contemporary Conflict

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Although World War I occurred a century ago, its effects are still evident in the Middle East today. The war left memories of suffering and brought about new political realities. The Ottoman Empire ended, and new states were created, yet the peace settlements left many Middle Eastern people dissatisfied. The post-war treaties left millions of Kurds without a country, divided Arab lands into various British and French mandates, and pitted Turks against Greeks, Turks against Armenians, Palestinians against Jews. This…

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Rising from Invisibility: Indigenous Arizona Women in Charge of Themselves

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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In many Southwestern matrifocal cultures, Indigenous women’s lives are modeled after female heroes and sacred women who exemplify and express courage and kinship values. Among some tribal cultures, rites of passage celebrate female creativity and the transformative nature of women, hence there was not a need for the concept of feminism. Nevertheless, Indigenous women’s lives remain invisible and stereotyped by Hollywood. This talk presents how Indigenous women have contributed in significant ways, not only to their tribal nations, but also…

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