Thank You Dr. Katrina Phillips for Presenting at Mano a Mano

Thank you Dr. Katrina Phillips for presenting at Mano a Mano as part of our Talk Series last night! Her talk focused on “Termination through Tourism: The Battle over the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.”

Dr. Katrina Phillips presenting at Mano a Mano on April 10, 2018.

Dr. Katrina Phillips presenting at Mano a Mano on April 10, 2018.

Professor Phillips is an enrolled member of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and an Assistant Professor of History at Macalester College. She earned her B.A and Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota. She teaches courses on American Indian and American history, and her current research focuses on the American Indian historical pageants in the development of regional tourism economies in the 20th and 21st centuries.

We Host a Speaker Every Month: Upcoming Events on May 29th and June 12th

Dr. Phillips’ talk was the second in our ongoing series of talks and discussion on “indigenous peoples and their environments.” We at Mano a Mano want to engage with researchers and practitioners working with indigenous peoples on development and environmental issues. Our goal is to share and learn from each other and to support the indigenous peoples we serve.

We have 2 speakers scheduled for May and June:

  • Caroline Doenmez, MA, Human Rights Studies/Native Studies, Works at American Indian Studies & Anthropology Departments at the University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts – “Empowering Indigenous Women During the Birthing Process” – Indigenous Communities and their environment – Tuesday, May 29 at 6:30p
  • Tom Kenote, working towards his MS in Natural Resources Science & Management and is from the Omaeqnomenewok (Menominee Nation), and the Lac Courte Oreilles band of Anishinaabe in Wisconsin “Indigenous Phenology” – Indigenous Communities and their environment Series – Tuesday, June 12 at 6:30p

All of our talks will take place at Mano a Mano (925 Pierce Butler Route, St. Paul, MN 55104).

Please RSVP with Carmen ([email protected] or 651-457-3141).