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  • Steilacoom

The Long Haul: Stories of Human Migration

For more than 200,000 years, Homo sapiens have been moving around the planet, sometimes drawn and sometimes driven by a host of natural and man-made forces: drought, floods, crop failure, war, the quest for survival, or the hope of a better future. Examine the roots and the routes of human migration from our beginnings in […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Friday
    April 14, 2017
  • Where
  • Steilacoom Historical Museum
    1801 Rainier St
    Steilacoom, WA 98388 United States
  • April 14
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  • Lacey

Should We Call the Midwife? How Culture Shapes Childbirth

Is childbirth purely physiological, or does our society shape women’s experiences of pregnancy, labor, and delivery? To consider the different ways birth is shaped by society, sociologist Natalie Jolly spent two years as a midwife among Pennsylvania’s Amish communities. In this revealing talk, she compares how Amish homebirth differs from contemporary American birth practices, and […]

  • When
  • 3:00 pm, Friday
    April 14, 2017
  • Where
  • Lacey Timberland Library
    500 College St SE
    Lacey, WA 98503 United States
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