Healing for Peace

Freida Jacques, Onondaga Nation’s Turtle Clan Mother, will speak about healing.
freida jacques portrait
Mar. 7, 2017
12:30 pm
de Witt Lecture Hall (106), Zabriskie Hall

The First Nations and Indigenous Studies Speakers Series at Wells College presents a conversation with Freida Jacques of the Onondaga Nation. This event, titled "Healing for Peace," will take place at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in the de Witt Lecture Hall (106) of Zabriksie Hall on the Wells College campus.

Freida J. Jacques, Onondaga, whose native name is Whatwehni:neh, is a resident of the Onondaga Nation. She is recently retired from the Onondaga Nation School as a Home/School Liaison where she worked for 21 years. She has served as a bridge between her culture and the many educational institutions in CNY. For over 40 years, Freida has held a leadership position in her nation as a Clanmother of the Turtle Clan.

Peace and healing are subjects that Freida is passionate about. She has three published essays: "Discipline of the Good Mind" in Northeast Indian Quarterly; "Use the Good Mind," an interview in Winds of Change; and "Beyond Healing a Gift to the World," in Indian Country Today newspaper. She also contributed the Thanksgiving for "Beyond the Asterisk: Understanding Native Students in Higher Education" by Heather J. Shotton, Shelly C. Lowe and Stephanie J. Waterman.

Refreshments and an opportunity for continued conversation will follow the talk, at 1:30 p.m. in Zabriskie 105. Freida's talk is sponsored by the Juliana James Native American Visiting Scholar Funds, First Nations & Indigenous Studies, Psychology, and Women's and Gender Studies.

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