Upcoming Tulane symposium explores contemporary Native communities in the Gulf South
With gas prices on the rise, it’s no surprise that many people are dusting off their bicycles and turning to alternative forms of transportation. Mobility and Safety Outreach Manager for the Roadwork NOLA program, David Lee Simmons, and transportation planner and transit program coordinator with the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission, Samuel Buckley,tell us more about the increasing interest in bicycling.
The 4th annual Tulane Gulf South Indigenous Studies Symposium is just around the corner, and this year’s theme explores the notion of “culture” and the myriad ways it’s practiced in contemporary Native communities. Immigrant and ethnic historian at Tulane University, Dr. Laura D. Kelley,tells us more about this year’s symposium, titled Sassafras, Stickball and Stories: Indigenous Cultures of the Gulf South.
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