Walking in my Shoes with Mike and Mary Wilson

  • 31 Mar 2022
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Zoom


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Walking in my Shoes

A presentation by guest speakers, Mike and Mary Wilson

Mike Wilson (Potawatomi heritage) and Mary Wilson (Lakota heritage) present “Walking in My Shoes,” the story of how they came to acknowledge, explore, and learn about their Native American heritages while growing up amid White privilege. They will discuss their journeys walking the Red Road, interweaving cultural and spiritual connections with erasure of land, language, culture, and spiritual practices.  A Q&A session will follow the presentation. There is no charge, but please register to receive the Zoom link to attend.

Michael R. Wilson, LCSW, BCD, Potawatomi heritage. Retired psychotherapist.   Active participant in Native Social and Ceremonial activities and Pipe Carrier.  

Mary T. Wilson, MEd, Lakota heritage. Now retired. Past teacher, probation officer, foster parent, administrator, and Executive Director. Active participant in Native Social and Ceremonial activities and Pipe Carrier.


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