Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 5:30 PM
Join Ms. Darlene and Ms. Sue, proud members of the Waccamaw Siouan Tribe for a Zoom conversation to explore the Tribal Healing Garden. The space includes raised bed gardens with native North Carolina plants, edible produce and a living plant wall with traditional herbs and medicinal plants. The garden also features a pollinator space, water feature, firepit and provides an area for traditional gatherings, prayers and meditation.
Click Zoom to join the conversation or copy/paste URL into your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87488141628.
About our Presenters
Darlene Graham has been employed with the Columbus County School System as a Data Manager/Teacher Assistant at Hallsboro/Artesia Elementary for the past thirty-six years. She serves as a volunteer project coordinator for the Waccamaw Healing Green Space, Pocosin Project and Tribal Garden and is well known for her dedication to the Waccamaw Siouan People.
Sue Jacobs is retired from the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs after 28 years as Manpower Developer/WIA Specialist. She is the assistant coordinator for the Healing Green Space, Pocosin Project and Tribal Garden for the Waccamaw Siouan Tribe.
About our Moderator
Ashley Patrick Lomboy (Waccamaw Siouan), is the Global Information Security Manager at Corning Optical Fiber and Cable, leader of the Corning Native American Council, member of the Corning Diversity Council, and US Army Veteran serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Ashley started the Waccamaw Siouan STEM Studio and is a graduate of the UNC Native Leadership Institute and an advocate for Indigenous rights.