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      “Imagining an Indigenous Future: Is it possible?” in Asheville

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      October 20, 2019

      Sunday   2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

      227 Edgewood Rd
      Asheville, North Carolina 28814

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      “Imagining an Indigenous Future: Is it possible?”

      “Imagining an Indigenous Future: Is it possible?” will be presented by Trey Adcock, at the Sunday, October 20, 2019 meeting of the Ethical Humanist Society of Asheville, 2:30-4:00 PM, at Friends Meeting House, 227 Edgewood Road, Asheville, NC. All are welcome to attend.

      Join UNC-Asheville Associate Professor, Trey Adcock, Director of American Indian & Indigenous Studies and an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation (Oklahoma), for a wide-ranging discussion on issues, ideas and identity in contemporary Native America. This will not be limited to a history lesson but rather a conversation on indigenous futurism and protecting the future for tribal members of the 577 Federally recognized tribes/ Nations and the numerous additional State recognized tribes.

      Dr. Trey Adcock, holds a BA in History from the University of Florida and earned a doctorate in Education: in Culture, Curriculum and Change at UNC-Chapel Hill where he was named to the Royster Society of Fellows as a Sequoyah Dissertation Scholar. Dr. Adcock was named a 2018-19 Public Engagement Fellow by the Whiting Foundation – an honor to recognize scholars who work to champion the role of humanities in enriching public life – in support of his work in the Snowbird Cherokee community documenting the history of a Bureau of Indian Affairs school. Dr. Adcock researches, publishes and speaks on a wide variety of topics including American Indian education, cultural representation, and indigenous methodologies.

      Informal discussion and refreshments will follow the presentation.

      The Ethical Humanist Society of Asheville endeavors to nurture the capacity and responsibility of human beings to act in their personal relationships and in the larger community to help create a better world. We are inspired by the ideal of working to create a more humane society, recognizing each person’s worth and dignity, and helping to bring out the best in him or her. We are a member of the American Ethical Union and an affiliate of the American Humanist Association. We join together to assist each other in developing ethical ideas and ideals, to celebrate life’s joys, support each other through life’s crises, and to cultivate ethical behavior in our community.

      For more information: call 828 687-7759, email, visit our website at:, or see us on MeetUp:

      Weddings and Ceremonies Officiated:
      The Ethical Humanist Society of Asheville offers individualized, custom wedding services. Joy McConnell, Ethical Culture Leader (clergy/celebrant), and Jackie Simms, Ethical Culture Officiant and Humanist Celebrant, are available to perform wedding (and other significant life event) ceremonies. Joy contributes a portion of the officiating charge to the Ethical Humanist Society of Asheville. Honoraria for Jackie's officiating are direct contributions to the Ethical Humanist Society of Asheville, a 501(c)(3) organization. Both Joy and Jackie love officiating weddings, so please spread the word. For more information: contact Joy at 828-808-4710 or via her profile on, or contact Jackie at 828-687-7759 or email

      Categories: Education | Religion & Spirituality

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