Dr. Selene Phillips to Present "Sacagawea: Young Mother with the Corps of Discovery"

April 06, 2010

Dr. Selene Phillips will present a convocation, "Sacagawea: Young Mother with the Corps of Discovery," on Thursday, March 25 at 10:30 a.m. in Presser Recital Hall, as part of the National Women's History Month events at Mount Union College.


Phillips, a Wabigonikewikwe and member of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, is a graduate student at Purdue University. Her area of study focuses on Native American and tribal newspapers as well as First Amendment issues and communication law.

Following the speaker will be the presentation of the Jane Weston Chapman Award. Named for the first woman graduate of Mount Union, these awards are presented annually to the members of the faculty, staff and student body who spread women's history, address women's issues and generally enhance the climate for women's participation in any and all areas of campus life.

The event is free and open to the public.

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