Adult Programs

Potawatomi Prairie Perspectives (in person)

Join Gina Roxas, ethnobotanist and citizen of the Prairie Band Potawatomi, for a walk around Schulenberg Prairie.

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Join Gina Roxas, ethnobotanist and citizen of the Prairie Band Potawatomi, for a walk around Schulenberg Prairie. Learn about Indigenous peoples’ perspectives on plants, cultural connections to the prairie, and how traditional practices continue to shape Indigenous peoples’ identities today. 

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COVID-19 Precautions: Program participants must abide by the Arboretum’s safety guidelines

Held entirely outdoors. Dress for the weather, and bring sun and insect protection. Limit 16

“Gina Roxas is the Program Coordinator for Trickster Cultural Center, a nonprofit Native American and community arts center in Schaumburg, where she also manages the native medicinal garden.

As a citizen of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Gina has studied the environment through a multifaceted lens of traditional teachings from her grandmother and family elders as well as the humanities and science. Her interests are ethnobotany, urban agriculture, and gardening.”

 

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