Fern Naomi Renville: American Democracy’s Indigenous Roots and Future

Presented by Arts & Humanities Bainbridge and Bainbridge Branch of the Kitsap Regional Library at Online/Streaming

Oct 19 2022
Fern Naomi Renville: American Democracy’s Indigenous Roots and Future

Learn about the often overlooked history of the Indigenous sources of inspiration for American Democracy in this FREE virtual presentation.

History books teach us that the Founding Fathers birthed American democracy, but do not reveal the Indigenous sources of inspiration that guided their vision. The Haudenosaunee Confederacy’s Great Law of Peace—uniting six Nations in an alliance that predates the American Constitution by centuries—served as a powerful example to men such as Benjamin Franklin, who benefited from the political guidance of Haudenosaunee leaders. Franklin directly cited the Law’s influence on the

View more

ADMISSION INFO

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Oct 19, 2022 at 07:00 pm (Wed)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

CONNECT WITH Arts & Humanities Bainbridge

    Email
/
    Website
/

E-Newsletter Sign Up