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Book Signings at the Witte
Witte Museum

February, 2011

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Join us for the Following Author Discussions and Book Signings:

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Dreaming with the Ancestors:

Black Seminole Women in Texas and Mexico

Thursday, February 17, 6 p.m.

 

Join us for an engaging presentation and discussion by Shirley Boteler Mock about her book, Dreaming with the Ancestors: Black Seminole Women in Texas and Mexico. The author interweaves documentary research with extensive interviews to reveal the history of a unique maroon culture, forged from an eclectic mixture of religious beliefs and social practices. She explores the role that maroon women in Florida, Texas and Mexico have played in shaping and perpetuating this culture born of African roots and shaped by southeastern Native American and Mexican influences. Admission is $5 for members and students; $10 for non-members. Reservations required, call 210.357.1910 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              210.357.1910      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

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Exploring the Edges of Texas

Sunday, February 20, 2 – 4 p.m.

 

 

 

In Exploring the Edges of Texas, Walt and Isabel Davis recount their ultimate five-year road trip around the 4,000 mile border of Texas. Join us as they share their experience about leaving the pavement behind as they hiked, canoed and rafted into some of the most remote, unforgiving and spectacularly beautiful parts of the Lone Star State. Included with museum admission. Reservations are required, call 210.357.1910 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              210.357.1910      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

 



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