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Author Talk with Dr. Farina King on November 17th, 2021 (Wednesday) morning at 10:30 a.m. Located at John Vaughan Library in room #105.
A Loyal Cherokee Countrywoman: Rachel Caroline Eaton
Rachel Caroline Eaton is one of the many alumni of the Cherokee National Female Seminary that sustained Cherokee nationhood at the turn of the twentieth century. Her experiences and historical context as a Cherokee woman public intellectual, educator, and historian have intricacies and complexities yet to be explored and understood. In the edited volume This Is Herland, Dr. King contributed a chapter introducing Eaton as a trailblazer who dedicated her work as a memory keeper of the Cherokee Nation.
Farina King, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is Associate Professor of History and affiliated faculty of Cherokee and Indigenous Studies at Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She is also the director and founder of the NSU Center for Indigenous Community Engagement. She is the author of The Earth Memory Compass: Diné Landscapes and Education in the Twentieth Century, and co-author with Michael P. Taylor and James R. Swensen of Returning Home: Diné Creative Works from the Intermountain Indian School (November 2021).
Zoom Link: https://nsuok.zoom.us/j/94367410807
Meeting ID: 943 6741 0807
Wednesday, November 17, 2021