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9/23 - Community Read on “Repair”: The Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫɁ People in the Cayuga Lake Region: A Brief History

Sat, September 03, 2022 1:51 PM | Anonymous

Save the date!

Community Read on “Repair”:

The Gayogo̱hóɁ People in the Cayuga Lake Region:

A Brief History 

(Kurt Jordan, associate professor of anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences)


Friday, September 23, 3:30-5pm

Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium | Klarman Hall | Cornell University


Join the Society for the Humanities for a panel discussion with Kurt Jordan (Cornell University Anthropology), author of The Gayogohó:no˛Ɂ People in the Cayuga Lake Region: A Brief History, Sachem Sam George (Gayogohó:no˛Ɂ Nation), Steven Henhawk (Gayogohó:no˛Ɂ language teacher), and Jolene Rickard (Ska:rù:rę’/Tuscarora, associate professor of art and history of art at Cornell) followed by a public conversation / Q&A. The event will serve as a kick off for the Society’s 2022-23 theme of “Repair.” 

Presented by the Society for the Humanities & the Rural Humanities Initiative


Read with us!

Pick up a free book in advance of the event from any of the following pick-up spots:

  • A.D. White House – 121 Presidents Drive, Cornell University
  • Cornell University American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program (AIISP) – 482 Caldwell Hall, Cornell University
  • The History Center in Tompkins County – 110 N Tioga St, Ithaca, NY (in the Commons)

This event is FREE and open to the public.

If you have questions or need accommodations to participate, please contact Alex (

Physical Address

Located inside the Tompkins Center for History & Culture

110 North Tioga Street

(On the Ithaca Commons) 

Ithaca NY, 14850 USA

Gayogohó:nǫˀ Territory


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