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Triokah: Activism and Indigenous Music from Brazil

June 1, 2021

Please join the Center for Global Studies and Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies for a discussion about indignity, music, and indigenous resistance.


Date: Thursday, June 3rd, 2021

Time: 1:30-2:45 pm.


Guest Speakers:

Geralda (Gêra) Chaves Soares is specialized in Public Politics of Gender, Race, and Ethnicity. Gêra has worked as an activist in benefit of Indigenous causes since the 80s. She is one of the most notorious activists on Indigenous issues in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil. Her work focuses on the defense of the rights of Maxakali, Caxixó, Aranã e Mocurin Indigneous peoples.
Rosângela Pereira de Tugny is professor of music and musicology at the Federal University for the South of Bahia, Brazil. She is a researcher for the Brazilian Research Center (CNPq), where she studies the songs of the Ameríndios Indigenous peoples, including sound documentation. She is the author of articles, books, and films on this subject.


Dr. Jonathan Warren is Professor in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. His teaching specializations include Education, Race, Ethnicity, Nationalism, Cultural Studies, and Qualitative Research. Professor Warren has an extensive history of research in Brazil, including works on anti-racism and racial literacy.

Sponsored by the UW Center for Global Studies and UW Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies.