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Teach-in Panel on Indigenous Issues featuring Sofia Jannok, indigenous Sámi singer and environmental activist, in conversation with local and regional community members, scholars, and activists

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As part of OUT OF SCANDINAVIA WEEK, this year's Artist-in-Residence, indigenous musician and environmental activist Sofia Jannok will participate in a special teach-in panel on indigneous issues from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 4 along with the following local and regional community members, scholars, and activists. There will be an opportunity for members of the audience to ask questions during the Q&A period. This event is free and open to the public.

In addition to Sofia Jannok, panelists will include:

Suzanne Martin Cheadle, freelance translator and independent scholar based in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin

Thomas DuBois, Halls-Bascom Professor of Scandinavian Studies, Folklore, and Religious Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tim Frandy, folklorist and outreach specialist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Collaborative Center for Health Equity and the Native American Center for Health Professions

Ally M. Hosman '16, English major, activist for indigenous environmental justice, and student representative on the 36th Annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference committee, "Divestment and Reinvestment: Making Money Count"

Lyz Jaakola, Ojibwe-Anishinaabe musician and educator who teaches at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet

Sun Hee Lee, Assistant Professor of English at Gustavus Adolphus College specializing in U.S. ethnic minority--including Native American--literatures and cultures

Roland Thorstensson, Emeritus Professor of Scandinavian Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College

Joaquín Villanueva, Assistant Professor of Geography at Gustavus Adolphus College specializing in geographies of power and restorative justice

Gwen Westerman, scholar, poet, enrolled member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, and Professor of English and Director of Humanities at Minnesota State University, Mankato (recording waiver received)

Sgt. Norma Witter, Lakota from Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, U.S. Army veteran & reservist, and campus safety officer at Gustavus Adolphus College

Moderated by Ursula Lindqvist, Assistant Professor of Scandinavian Studies

Upcoming events
Date Event
Today 79 pm Teach-in Panel on Indigenous Issues featuring Sofia Jannok, indigenous Sámi singer and environmental activist, in conversation with local and regional community members, scholars, and activistshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/teach-in-panel-on-indigenous-issues-featuring-sofia-jannok-indigenous-s-mi-singer-and-environmental-activist-in-conversation-with-local-and-regional-community-members-scholars-and-activists/47586Alumni Hall
Tomorrow 11 am to 12:30 pm Grants Open Househttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/grants-open-house/48620Carlson Administration Building 206
79 pm Out of Scandinavia Artist-in-Residence Sofia Jannok, an indigenous Sámi singer and activist, performshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/out-of-scandinavia-artist-in-residence-sofia-jannok-an-indigenous-s-mi-singer-and-activist-performs/47585Outdoors in the Linnaeus Arboretum
May 6 57 pm Celebration of Creative Inquiryhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebration-of-creative-inquiry-10/48256Jackson Campus Center
May 7 Honors Dayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/honors-d/38015Gustavus Campus
9:3010:15 am Honors Day Coffee Receptionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/honors-day-coffee-reception/48741Johns Courtyard (weather permitting) and Courtyard Cafe, Jackson Campus Center
10:3011:30 am Honors Convocationhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/honors-convocation-2/48742Christ Chapel
May 9 1011 am Provost Q&Ahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/provost-q-a/46799Jackson Campus Center - Upper Level Tables
May 12 68 pm Religion Department Senior Seminar Poster Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/religion-department-senior-seminar-poster-session-2/48848Three Crowns Room
May 16 6:307:30 pm Annual George Hall Lecture, "Is There A Jackson in Your House? "https://gustavus.edu/calendar/annual-george-hall-lecture-is-there-a-jackson-in-your-house/48869Three Crowns Room
Past events
Date Event
Yesterday 78:30 pm Bards in the Arb reading: Kaethe Schwehnhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/bards-in-the-arb-reading-kaethe-schwehn/48806Melva Lind Interpretive Center
May 2 7:309 pm Out of Scandinavia Artist-in-Residence Sofia Jannok speaks in the Department of Music Colloquium serieshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/out-of-scandinavia-artist-in-residence-sofia-jannok-speaks-in-the-department-of-music-colloquium-series/48739Bjorling Hall
Apr 29 2:304:30 pm Faculty Meetinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/faculty-meeting-25/45581Alumni Hall
Apr 28 67:30 pm May Day! Student Reading Grouphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/may-day-student-reading-group/48715Beck 111
Apr 22 7:309 pm 2016 Moe Visiting Lecturer: Professor Kimberlé Crenshawhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/2016-moe-visiting-lecturer-professor-kimberl-crenshaw/47574Alumni Hall
7:309:30 am "From Rosa Parks to Sandra Bland: Does the Arc of Struggle Bend Towards Justice for Black Women?" - Kimberle Crenshawhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/from-rosa-parks-to-sandra-bland-does-the-arc-of-struggle-bend-towards-justice-for-black-women-kimberle-crenshaw/48663Alumni Hall
Apr 21 67:30 pm May Day! Student Reading Grouphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/may-day-student-reading-group/48714Beck 111
Apr 19 7:309 pm Brian Laidlaw Poetry & Musichttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/brian-laidlaw-poetry-music/48684Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
5:307:30 pm Celebration of Modern Languageshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebration-of-modern-languages/48429The Dive
Apr 18 79 pm Public lecture, "How Sweden is Working for Gender Equality in Film Production," Swedish Film Institute CEO Anna Sernerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/public-lecture-how-sweden-is-working-for-gender-equality-in-film-production-swedish-film-institute-ceo-anna-serner/47584101 Beck Hall