North Country Community College, Paul Smith’s College and the Zonta Club of the Adirondacks are co-sponsoring a screening of “Without a Whisper: Konnon:Kwe,”which will be available for viewing Nov. 9-15. A question-and-answer session with the filmmaker will take place Nov. 12 at 7 p.m.
Registration for both the screening and the Q&A is available by visiting https://form.jotform.com/202884609227158
Before the first women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls in 1848, European colonial women lacked even the most basic rights, while Haudenosaunee women had a potent political and spiritual voice and authority in all aspects of their lives. The contact that the early suffragists had with Haudenosaunee women in New York state shaped their thinking and had a vital impact on their struggle for equality that is taken for granted today.
“Without a Whisper: Konnon:Kwe” follows Mohawk Bear Clan Mother Louise Herne and Professor Sally Roesch Wagner as they seek to correct the historical narrative about the origins of women’s rights in the United States.
Thursday, November 12, 2020
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