Friday, September 3 Seminars & Lectures
particular, diverse, and mutually incomprehensible. May something of the same sort be true of "religion" and "a religion"? Is "religion" an innate impulse in human beings to relate themselves to the mysteries of life?
Dr. John Algeo-Professor of English at the University of Georgia specializing in the history of the English language and its current use; President of the Theosophical Society in America; author, Problems on the Origins & Development of the English Language; Fifty Years among the New Words: A Dictionary of Neologisms; and Reincarnation Explored.
4:00 PM-4:20 PM LaSalle Wing #4
"The Power of Prayer"
H.H. Atmanandji Maharaj
Communication of man with the Supreme Being is universally found in all religions. It appeals to all-from laity to the most enlightened aspirant. It promotes unselfishness and annihilation of "I-ness" and "mineness" and purifies the mind.
H.H. Atmanandji Maharaj-saint, scholar, author, orator and chief organizer of scores of yoga-camps and pilgrimages in India, U.K., U.S.A. and Africa; a great proponent of Indian culture, Jain philosophy and Yoga-sadhana.
4:00 PM-5:30 PM LaSalle Wing #5
"A New Myth to Live By"
John Lobell; Mimi Lobell; Stephen Larsen; Robin Larsen; Bob Walter; Rebecca Armstrong: Joyce Bogusky; Keith Cunningham This presentation summarizes the contributions of Joseph Campbell in the study of mythology and religion and explores the role of the Joseph Campbell Society, Inc. in the coming millennium. John Lobell-Director of Membership of the Joseph Campbell
Foundation; Professor of Architecture, Pratt Institute.
Stephen Larsen-Co-author of A Fire in the Mind: The Life of Joseph Campbell. Robin Larsen-Co-author of A Fire in the Mind: The Life of Joseph Campbell. Bob Walter-Vice President and Director of the Joseph Campbell Foundation; editor of Joseph Campbell's Historical Atlas of World Mythology. Rebecca Armstrong-musician, storyteller, and founder of The Joseph Campbell Society in Chicago.
Joyce Bogusky- Jungian analyst. Keith Cunningham-fimmaker and poet.
4:00 PM-5:30 PM Montrose Wing #1
Through Mascots and Stereotypes"
Dorothy Davids; Jim Fenelon; Raymond D. Apodaca; Nick Hockings; Hugh Danforth
Mascots and stereotypes are issues that Native Americans are dealing with. This panel will discuss alternatives to the mascot caricature and its impact on Native American images.
Dorothy Davids-Stockbridge Munsee; Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin, Madison Extension, Leadership Development Jim Fenelon-Standing Rock Sioux; bilingual education consultant. Raymond D. Apodaca-Isleta del sur Pueblo, Chair, Human and
Religious Rights Committee, National Congress of American Indians. Nick Hockings-Ojibwe; traditional dancer and cultural teacher throughout the state of Wisconsin.
Hugh Danforth-Oneida; activist on mascot issue; Native American Center Board, Madison, Wisconsin.
4:00 PM-5:00 PM Montrose Wing #2 "God's Messengers to the Native Peoples of the Western Hemisphere"
Jacqueline Delahunt; Kevin Locke; Patricia Locke There have been "myriad Messengers" to the indigenous peoples of the western hemisphere throughout the centuries. These indigenous nations were organized around a spiritual, rather than a political or secular world view. The prophetic aspects of these indigenous belief systems will be explored.
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Jacqueline Delahunt-Lakota and Chippewa educator and lecturer; Coordinator, American Indian Religious Freedom Project, Association on American Indian Affairs.
Kevin Locke-a Lakota and Chippewa flutist and dancer, is an educa tor and auxiliary board member of the Bahá'í faith.
Patricia Locke-Standing Rock Sioux and Minnesota Chippewa; educator; National coordinator of the Coalition for the amendments to the American Indian Religious Freedom Act.
4:00 PM-5:30 PM Montrose Wing #3
"Wisdom of the Elders, Part I:
The Path of Unconditional Love" Dr. Pamela Colorado; Grandmother Pa'ris'ha Two women elders will share their profound spiritual and practical wisdom on the power of unconditional love to heal the planet. These two women are giants in their fields-not dreamers, but visionary activists working intensely to help people bring their lives and the world back into balance.
Dr. Pamela Colorado-Wisconsin Oneida, of the Iroquois Confederacy faculty member of the School of Social Work, University of Calgary, founder, Worldwide Indigenous Science Network. Grandmother Pa'risha-elder of the White Buffalo Society who lives the ways of the Peace Keepers; wife, a mother, a grandmother, and a daughte of the Earth; incurable people watcher; in 30 years of international work, she has been instrumental in bringing the ways of peace to many cultures
4:00 PM-5:00 PM Montrose Wing #4 "Modern Business the Zoroastrian Way"
This presentation will review the application of ancient Zoroastrian principles to the world of modern business. How can modern men and women meet the challenges of the business world without losing faith in religious principles?
K.P. Mehta Religious Education Chairperson, Zoroastrian Association of Metro Chicago.
4:00 PM-5:30 PM Montrose Wing #5
"The Problem of Displaced People"
Dr. Abdur Rahman Nakedar; Begum Syeda Bhatti; Ayesha Governor; Dr. William Baker; Dr. Mohammad Islamulla Khan A discussion of religious, economic, and racial refugees. Disenfranchisement and the loss of human dignity. Putative
Dr. Abdur Rahman Nakedar-President, American Federation of Indian Muslims, Detroit, Michigan.
Begum Syeda Bhatti-Muslim Women Refugees in Canada, Ottawa. Ayesha Governor-noted champion of human rights; expert on the Bosnian refugee crisis.
Dr. William Baker-author, The Theft of a Nation; Professor of Biblical History Dr. Mohammad Islamulla Khan-Professor of History, Clarion University, Pennsylvania.
4:00 PM-5:30 PM Parlor G
"Africana Ethics Symposium-MA'AT: Framework for a Transcultural Social Ethics" Michael Quist; Hunter Adams III; Dr. Patricia Newton; Dr. Elain Mosley; Dr. Carl Spight; Dr. Vernita Fort; Dr. Njeri Jackson This symposium offers from the Africana ethical tradition a new framework, Ma'at, for a transcultural and transreligious compre hensive system of ethics. Ma'at, was a social theory which developed about 5500 years ago in northeastern Africa's Nile Valley that integrated all aspects of human existence such as aesthetics, ethics, philosophy, religion and science into an "unbroken whole ness". Ma'at was the guiding vision, the highest ideal of living and for governance, the "normative standard" of measurement of every action of a culturally and religiously diverse African popu
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