• Bartow History Museum: Gender Roles in Traditional Cherokee Society

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    Name: Bartow History Museum: Gender Roles in Traditional Cherokee Society
    Date: May 15, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Women and Men: Gender Roles in Traditional Cherokee Society

    Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Bartow History Museum, 4 E. Church Street, Cartersville, GA 30120

    The Bartow History Museum welcomes Jeff Bishop, a public historian and director of Reinhardt University’s Funk Heritage Center in Waleska, Georgia as speaker for our Lunch and Learn program on May 15, 2019 at 12 p.m. The title of his talk is Women and Men: Gender Roles in Traditional Cherokee Society. Participants will learn about the Cherokee concept of “balance” and how that applied to traditional gender roles. In addition, Bishop will explore the differences of living within a matrilineal society. Lastly, participants will learn about the Cherokee mother of corn, Selu, and the importance of corn in traditional native cultures, as well as its continued importance today. The program which is set to begin at noon is free to members and included with the price of admission for non-members. For more information, visit our website at www.bartowhistorymuseum.org.
    Location:
    Bartow History Museum, 4 E. Church Street, Cartersville, GA 30120
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Contact Information:
    Bartow History Museum 770-382-3818
    Fees/Admission:
    The program which is set to begin at noon is free to members and included with the price of admission for non-members.
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