2:30 PM at Asheville Friends Meeting House
227 Edgewood Road, Asheville, NC
Presented by Trey Adcock
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. All are welcome.