[Fosc] Reminder: Cultural History Talk at FOSC Meeting on Wed., March 16, 7 p.m., Dimond Library

Kimra McAfee via Fosc fosc at lists.sausalcreek.org
Tue Mar 15 10:01:33 PDT 2016

Hi Friends of Sausal Creek,

Tomorrow night is our bimonthly meeting.  Typically our speakers present 
on an environmental topic.  This month I'm delighted to host a cultural 
history talk, which fits in well with FOSC's focus this year on 
community engagement in the Fruitvale neighborhood--as you heard about 
at our January meeting regarding the Walkable Watershed pilot project 

Here are the details on tomorrow night's talk:

*Ponchos and Frockcoats, Bread and Tortillas: Confluence of Cultures on 
Sausal Creek*
*Wednesday, March 16, 7 p.m.*
*Dimond Branch Library, 3565 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland*

How did Native Americans and early Californians navigate the collision 
of cultures that occurred between 1775 and 1875 in the East Bay?  Holly 
Alonso, executive director of Peralta Hacienda Historical Park, will 
paint a detailed picture of this cultural encounter and its impact on 
how we eat, dress, dance, posture, worship, perform, and interweave 
cultures in the neighborhood today.


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Kimra McAfee, Executive Director
Friends of Sausal Creek
P.O. Box 2737
Oakland, CA 94602

ph:  510.501.FOSC (3672)
e-mail: coordinator at sausalcreek.org <mailto:coordinator at sausalcreek.org>
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