One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd by Jim FergusOne Thousand White Women is the story of May Dodd and a colorful assembly of pioneer women who, under the auspices of the U.S. government, travel to the western prairies in 1875 to intermarry among the Cheyenne Indians. The covert and controversial Brides for Indians program, launched by the administration of Ulysses S. Grant, is intended to help assimilate the Indians into the white mans world. Toward that end May and her friends embark upon the adventure of their lifetime. Jim Fergus has so vividly depicted the American West that it is as if these diaries are a capsule in time.
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It was a beautiful site to see more than women dressed in white, celebrating other women and their dedication and service, May Locally, the Pittsburgh Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta has three mentoring programs that serve young women from the elementary through high school ages. Visions, Delta Gems and Delta Academy provide exposure to the arts, social and cultural events, health and fitness activities, and educational experiences in science and math. The Links Inc. The Links have attracted many distinguished women who are individual achievers and who have made a difference in their communities and the world. Yours truly was also honored for consistent service to the community.
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Each year, Community Focus, an outreach program for adults conducted by the Blanden Memorial Art Museum reaches over 1, individuals. This Program, taught by artist Sharon Balm includes creative hands-on creative arts activities for its clients and as a bonus, is an important social outlet. Community Focus serves individuals faced with disabilities and life challenges that make it difficult for them to travel to a museum or experience the arts in other ways. Quote from Sharon Balm in regard to the program:. Most of them are unable to drive or get out on their own for any activity either because of age, handicap, health issues, or limited income. Community Focus gives them the chance to express themselves through their artwork.