Birds-R-Us: Birds as Relatives From a Native Perspective — Kat High

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

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Native Americans have greatly valued the birds on our continent for centuries. Come hear storyteller Kat High teach us about the place and importance of birds in Native American cultures through traditional stories and a modern day Power Point presentation.

Kat & Friends in her garden

Kat High is a Native Californian of Hupa descent. She served as the Director and Program Coordinator for the Haramokngna American Indian Cultural Center for over 15 years. Kat is a member of the California Indian Storytelling Association and has done storytelling at libraries, schools, the Dorothy Ramon Learning Center and other locations in Southern California.

Kat has been trained by traditional elders in land management traditions and is a teacher on adapting those principles to the modem world, a participant in the KCET “Tending the Wild” documentary and is part of the California Continued exhibit at the Autry National Center.

Male Rufous — Rose Liebowitz

She is the founder of Kidiwische Connections, offering workshops on modern adaptations of Native relationships to the Earth. Her modest home “gathering garden” was included in the recently published “Under Western Skies” by Jennifer Jewell and Caitlin Atkinson.

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