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Know Underwater: Water Is Life at SHARC
March 23, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The cultural, political, and spiritual importance of the Klamath River as viewed through an Indigenous lens.
This is an in-person program. Registration is required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/water-is-life-tickets-514554074087. Masks are optional at all in-person library events.
View the importance of water through an Indigenous lens. This will be a discussion about the role of water in tribal life with a specific emphasis on the Klamath River. We will discuss the Tribes traditionally located along the Klamath River as well as the cultural, political, and spiritual importance of water in the past, present, and future.
Gabriann Hall is the granddaughter of Marilyn Mitchell Hall, who was a survivor of Canyonville Bible Academy in Oregon and Haskell Indian School in Lawrence, Kansas. She is the daughter of Lawrence and Ann Hall from Fort Klamath, Oregon. Gabriann is an enrolled member of the Klamath Tribes and volunteers with the Tribe on education-related issues. She was born and raised in the Fort Klamath Valley and attended school in Chiloquin, Oregon. She then went to Oregon State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Ethnic Studies, a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, and later a Master of Arts in Teaching. She currently resides in Central Oregon and teaches Ethnic Studies and Native Studies at Central Oregon Community College. Teaching diverse history is a passion of hers. She believes that understanding the impacts of the past on the present is instrumental to successfully navigating the world today.