North Georgia has a rich history of Native American culture, which has had a lasting impact on the historical and ecological development of the area. Presented by FIND Outdoors, Dr. Joe Candillo will explore this rich history in his presentation “The Reality of Native American Ceremony & Spirituality.”
Joe Candillo is a tribally enrolled citizen of the Pascua Yaqui Indian Tribe of Arizona (Federally recognized tribe). He holds a Ph.D. in American Studies with a concentration in Indigenous Studies, and his research focuses on Native American spirituality, aboriginal North American environmental adaptation, and material culture traditions.
This presentation will take place outdoors at the Lake Winfield Scott Recreation Area. Joe will be showcasing Native American spirituality through discussion and demonstration, as well as tools, art, and clothing Joe has made himself. The event is free to attend but seating is limited.
This program is supported by a grant from Georgia Humanities.