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The Cherokee Diaspora 

Author Talk Gregory Smithers
Thursday, November 19 @ 7pm

The Cherokee are one of the largest Native American tribes in the United States, with more than three hundred thousand people across the country claiming tribal membership and nearly one million people internationally professing to have at least one Cherokee Indian ancestor. In this revealing history of Cherokee migration and resettlement, Gregory Smithers uncovers the origins of the Cherokee diaspora and explores how communities and individuals have negotiated their Cherokee identities, even when geographically removed from the Cherokee Nation headquartered in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

Gregory D. Smithers is associate professor of history at Virginia Commonwealth University and author of numerous books and articles about Native American and African American history.

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Shapshifters: Black Girls and Choreography of Citizenship 

Author Event with Aimee Meredith Cox
Saturday, November 21 @ 2pm
 
In Shapeshifters Aimee Meredith Cox explores how young Black women in a Detroit homeless shelter contest stereotypes, critique their status as partial citizens, and negotiate poverty, racism, and gender violence to create and imagine lives for themselves. With Shapeshifters Cox gives a voice to young Black women who find creative and non-normative solutions to the problems that come with being young, Black, and female in America.

Aimee Meredith Cox is Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies at Fordham University.

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Grandparents Connnect!

Join a new group created especially for Grandoarents and their grandchildren! 
Wednesday, December 2 @ 2pm
 
Have a cup of coffee and share ideas, anecdotes and helpful advice, as well as entertain your grandchildren in a group setting. Each meeting will have a general theme related to the special relationship between grandchildren and grandparents as well as stories/songs for the children.

This is particularly for grandparents who share the caregiver role in today’s busy world where both parents are working and looking to grandparents for help. It is a casual gathering for grandparents to reach out and share what being a grandparent means, as well as a place to make new friends and build ties in the community.

This group will meet the first Wednesday of every month @ 2pm in the room at the back of Potter’s House.

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Thanksgiving Pies for Sale!

Handcrafted Pies from
Katharine Lee &
 
The Potter's House

 
Sweet Potato Pie - $20
Pumpkin Pie - $20
Chocolate Pecan - $25
Apple Pie - $25

Order by the evening of
Saturday, November 21
.
Order in person or by email
{events@pottershousedc.org}
Pick-up on 
Tue or Wed, Nov 24 or 25

New Book from Killian Noe!
Available now at The Potter's House

Descent into Love: How a Recovery Cafe Came to Be is the story of the people, dreams, struggles and hope of Recovery Cafe, by its founding director Killian Noe, longtime member of Church of the Saviour, co-founder of Samaritan Inns, and founder of New Creation Community in Seattle. Recovery Cafe is a healing community where those suffering from addiction and other mental health challenges reclaim their lives, and people from all backgrounds discover they belong to each other.

Storytime

Saturday, December 5 @ 10am

Each month different volunteer readers from the neighborhood will put their personal twist on a new book that sparks the imagination, broadens the mind, and most of all makes us all smile and laugh. Storytime is geared towards children 0-6 but all ages are welcome. 

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