Robert A. Jones '59 Conference Room
148 Hillcrest Road
Middlebury, VT 05753
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“From her birth in Stanfield, Ariz., in 1952 to her current stature as an academic, linguist and a leading poet of the Tohono O’odham of the Sonoran Desert in Arizona and northern Mexico, Zepeda is a master of language, both English and O’odham (the language spoken by the Tohono O’odham, Akimel O’odham and Hia C-ed O’odham). Likewise, she is a fierce advocate for the reclamation and preservation of indigenous tongues. She has been honored as a MacArthur Fellow and, earlier this year, with a Distinguished Service award from the Modern Language Association. But her life and work is firmly rooted in himdag, the Tohono O’odham way of life that permeates the cultural, spiritual and physical realms.” *…

Contact Organizer

Mulcahy, Lorie
(802) 443-5276