FM Nov 29: African diaspora health/ Weaver healing / SuperGroupie!

11-29-16-collageTHIS WEEK on Feminist Magazine with co-hosts Valecia Phillips & Karina Elias : … FIRST UP .. we’re joined by Dr. Perneesa Seele – a minister, and Founder and CEO of The Balm in Gilead Inc., a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent disease throughout the African Diaspora, where folks are disproportionately affected by high rates of health disparities.  She talks to Cherise Charleswell about the role of faith based institutions of all kinds in helping to address these issues. And more about women’s emerging and growing leadership in faith-based institutions.
… AND … Author, Muse, Mentor, and SuperGroupie! Pamela Des Barres discusses her fifth book, ‘Let It Bleed: How To Write A Rockin’ Memoir’, with Lucretia Tye Jasmine. Let It Bleed is a compilation of student work from the writing workshops Ms. Des Barres leads, and includes instruction on how to write a memoir. She will be reading from her own bestselling memoir, ‘I’m With The Band: Confessions of a Groupie’, at Book Soup in Hollywood on Thursday, December 1st at 7 pm, in celebration of its 30th anniversary.
… PLUSKiyana Williams talks with Paige Bardolph, Lead Curator for the Autry Museum of the American West, about Mabel McKay. Mabel was a healer, advocate for the environment, a feminist of her time, and celebrated basket-weaver from the Long Valley Cache Creek Pomo tribe in Northern California. Mabel’s work and teaching represents many of the women elders who kept deep connections to Native American traditions. Listen in as Paige tells us more about Traditional Ecological Knowledge and the Autry’s current exhibit about the life and work of Mabel McKay.
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