The Spirit of the Suffragettes summer concert series and community resource fair will be launching alongside the seventh annual Freedom Festival on Saturday June 8th from 3-6pm, and then will be held in Freedom Square every Tuesday at 4-7pm from July 16th through August 20th, closing with the ninth annual StoryHarvest celebration on September 21st, from 3-6pm. For more information, visit mediasanctuary.org.
Here is Hudson Mohawk Magazine correspondent Cassidy McCabe, with an introduction to present day activists and organizations in anticipation for this summer festival, the Spirit of the Suffragettes.
In this piece, Cassidy speaks with Petra Höller, a student from Concordia University in Montreal, and summer intern at the Sanctuary for Independent Media. They share their passions around art and advocating for indigenous people across the Americas, as well as their thoughts around the concept of “Suffragettes”.