GCC’s History Club Hosts Warren Skye in Albion

Written by on March 21, 2018

A photograph of the Albion Campus Center, courtesy of GCC

Press Release:

Albion, NY– Genesee Community College’s History Club welcomes Warren Skye, an Outreach Specialist for the Adult Educational Opportunity Center (AEOC) and a member of the Deer Clan from the Tonawanda Seneca Nation on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the GCC’s Albion Campus Center.

The History Club would like to invite the entire community to join us at the Campus Center located at 456 West Avenue in Albion. This event is free and open to the public.

Skye will present “Indigenous Peoples: Echoes of History and Culture” as part of GCC’s Historical Horizons Lectures Series.

Skye has extensive experience in higher education as a full-time faculty member with three Western NY colleges. With his passion and his expertise in the areas of social work practice, cultural competency and indigenous issues, Skye is shining light on the experiences of indigenous peoples in the region.

Skye’s talk will focus on the historical and cultural experiences of indigenous peoples from the Colonial period to the present with an emphasis on the Iroquois Confederacy and how listeners might consider placing themselves in the footsteps of native tribal men and women.

For further information visit https://gcchistoricalhorizons.wordpress.com (link is external) or contact Marketing Communications Associate Director Donna Rae Sutherland at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6616 or via email at dsutherland@genesee.edu.

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