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MONDAY, MAY 1 @ 5:15 PM


A public conversation about UBUNTU with Ruth Buffalo, citizen, Three Affiliated Tribes – Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, consultant, Honor the Earth and Sacred Pipe Resource Center, faculty, Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College and board member, ND Human Rights Coalition, and C. Munene Mugi, faculty, psychology, MN State University Moorhead. Moderated by Veronica Michael.

(How) have you witnessed or experienced ubuntu – the recognition that “a person is a person through other people?” Who are the people who make you who you are? Who do you depend on for your daily existence? Who would be incapacitated if you died? Who do you feel accountable to – your nuclear family, your extended family, your friends, your local community, your state, your country, people with the same religious or political convictions? How do you share the benefits and burdens of your community? Is ubuntu possible if one person or group or country resists?

Curated + hosted by Cali Anicha + Pasteur Mudende.

Generously sponsored by Concordia College community contributors. Learn more about Concordia's STEM Scholarship for prospective first-year students entering Concordia in the fall of 2017 or 2018 with a strong interest in a STEM major and a STEM-related career.

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A fast-paced format eliciting the insight, experience and curiosity of everyone in the room –

20 MINUTES of conversation between two speakers followed by

20 MINUTES of Q&A and group conversation and

20 MINUTES of conversation at tables.

Earlier Event: April 3