About the book
A history of the Shinnecock Indian Nation as seen through the eyes of the author, Shane Weeks.
About the Author, Shane Weeks
Shane Weeks is a member of the Shinnecock Nation where he resides. He is currently a member of the Southampton Town Arts and Culture Committee, Shinnecock Nation/Southampton Town Cultural Stewardship Committee, Watermill Center Fellowship Committee, and several other committees within the Shinnecock Nation including Co-Chair of the Graves Protection Warriors Society. Shane is an artist, author, traditional dancer, traditional drummer, hunter and fisherman, cultural consultant, and educator. He has spent several years traveling to and working with indigenous communities around the world. He works for Wampum Magic on the Poospatuck reservation in Mastic throughout the year making wampum beads out of quahog clam shells. Shane gives presentations and hosts events focused on the Shinnecock life, history, and culture wherever he can, around the U.S. and elsewhere. One of his biggest goals is to bridge the gap in awareness between his own community of Shinnecock and the local communities as well as global communities.
Author's Website: Bizhiki.com
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LADIES, FIRST: COMMON THREADS celebrates 18 first ladies who, at one point in their lives, knitted, crocheted, embroidered, quilted, cross-stitched, or sewed. In 140 pages this unique look at first ladies, from Martha Washington to Abigail Adams to Ida McKinley to Edith Wilson to Edith Roosevelt to Barbara Bush, will allow readers to touch history with a museum-like experience. Each inspiring story gives a glimpse into the minds and hearts of these historic women and is threaded together by pictures of needlework and other fascinating images and photos. The book also includes places to travel in the United States or virtually to learn more about the first ladies and their important place in history.
About the Author:
Debra Scala Giokas, a marketing communications professional, earned a B.A. in English from Stony Brook University and is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and a professional member of the Crochet Guild of America. Her children's picture book on the American fashion designer, Claire Mccardell, called CLAIRE and its companion coloring book, CLAIRE'S CLOSET, was published on March 24, 2021, and drew national attention. She resides in Sayville, Long Island.
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