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Water Wednesdays Brown Bag Talks: We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat: Life in the Florida EvergladesDolly Hand Cultural Arts Center 1977 SW College Drive, Belle Glade, FL
Bring your lunch and join us at Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center as we explore water from the perspective of expert speakers. Join Sara Ayers-Rigsby from the Florida Public Archaeology Network in this presentation about the Florida Everglades. Before roads and modern canals were built, people lived on tree island sites in the Everglades and traveled throughout South Florida in canoes. Learn how archaeologists interpret information and work with Florida's
Water/Ways Brown Bag Talk: Sacred Waters: Exploring the Protection of Florida’s Fluid LandscapesDolly Hand Cultural Arts Center 1977 SW College Drive, Belle Glade, FL
Connect with Dr. Victoria Machado as we explore the intersection of Florida's water and spirituality within Florida's present day environmental movement. We will investigate what it means to care for the water and how stories can help us rethink how we understand this vital resource. Water/Ways is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Florida Humanities. Support for the exhibition and programming was provided
Water/Ways Brown Bag Talk: Florida Water StoriesDolly Hand Cultural Arts Center 1977 SW College Drive, Belle Glade, FL
Hear Dr. Steve Noll discuss Florida's long and difficult relationship with water, its attempts to turn land into water and water into land, and the contentious issues involving the Everglades, the Ocklawaha River, political battles with Alabama and Georgia, and the potential impact of sea-level rise. Water/Ways is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Florida Humanities. Support for the exhibition and programming was