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Native American Heritage Month Guest Speaker Meesha Johnson on 11/16

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Indigenous Perspectives: Principles, Teachings, and Ecotherapy

Thursday, November 16, 2023 2:00 PM

Suffolk County Community College, Ammerman Campus
Babylon Student Center, Mildred Green Room (Map)

Selden, NY 11784

The program features Suffolk County Community College Alumna, Meesha Johnson ’15 of the Shinnecock Nation. During her time here, Meesha was very instrumental in starting the A.A.B.L.E. (Access to a Balanced Life Experience)club. Despite being visually impaired and having to take public transportation from Riverhead to take classes here, Meesha was an extremely active student leader and was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. She has since received her Master’s in Social Work and remains a fierce advocate in the community. During the program this Thursday, Meesha will be discussing several topics such as: the history of the Shinnecock People and connection to the land as well as how Ecotherapy is used in mental health practices.

For additional information please contact Malika Batchie Lockhart [email protected]

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