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Adult Opportunities

Winter Stories of the Potawatomi (online)

Enjoy traditional Native American stories about nature.

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Enjoy traditional Native American stories about nature.

Learn about the role of storytelling in Indigenous culture and enjoy traditional Native American stories about nature. The Morton Arboretum exists on the ancestral lands of the Potawatomi. Gina Roxas, a citizen of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, will share stories passed down from her ancestors in this live, online program.

This program meets live on Zoom.

Instructor: Gina Roxas, citizen, Prairie Band Potawatomi

Age: 16 and older

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Gina Roxas, citizen, Prairie Band Potawatomi

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

As a citizen of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Roxas 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.

What to Know

  • This program will take place on Zoom. Registrants will receive a link by email.
  • At the scheduled date and time, click on the link to join the program.
  • Automatically generated captions will be available.
  • The program will not be recorded.

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