Having Reservations: Humor and the Arts of Healing
Dr. Bernard C. Perley (Maliseet) teaches linguistic anthropology, American Indian Societies and Cultures, and Native American Oral Traditions at University of Wisconsin in Madison. Dr. Perley is from Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick, Canada. His cartoon series “Having Reservations” portrays the perplexities and ironies of everyday life for indigenous people in North America. His talk will center on historical trauma of First Nations peoples in Canada and the role of comics in healing.
This talk is free and open to the public. Reception to follow.