Summer Arts Series - Session 1
Visual Artist Rob Shetterly of "Americans Who Tell the Truth" 
and scientist / author Robin Wall Kimmerer 

Occurred on July 29, 2020

In partnership with Americans Who Tell the Truth, our first online gathering in this Summer Arts series featured presentations by visual artist Rob Shetterly and indigenous environmental scientist and author Robin Wall Kimmerer, as well as some music. 
 
Meet visual artist Rob Shetterly and his project, Americans Who Tell the Truth, a collection of more than 230 portraits and narratives highlight citizens who courageously address issues of social, environmental, and economic fairness. By combining art and other media, AWTT offers resources to inspire a new generation of engaged Americans who will act for the common good, our communities, and the Earth.
 
Meet Robin Wall Kimmerer, a mother, scientist, decorated professor, enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, and the widely acclaimed author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants.
 
We were also be joined by Thew Elliott, an educator and musician from the Greater Chicago area who works with groups ranging from students to congregations of various faiths to community activists.

Watch the session below, recorded on July 29, 2020:


Rob Shetterly

Robin Wall Kimmerer

Thew Elliott