Haudenosaunee Creation Story and Its Lessons

Haudenosaunee Creation Story and Its Lessons


Part of the Ending Violence Without Violence Virtual Training Series

From 1:00 PM ET until 3:00 PM ET

At Zoom Webinar

Presented by the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Seven Dancers Coalition, and Interrupting Criminalization: Research in Action / info@nyscasa.org

Pray Lazore (Karatoten) shares a brief version of the Haudenosaunee Creation story, streamlined into a concise webinar format. Pray will discuss the cultural value systems of Haudenosaunee peoples and demonstrate how sexual assault goes against traditional teachings. From studying the creation story, community comes to better understand how we are all a part of sexual violence prevention and we all have a role to play in repairing harms done.

About the Speaker

Pray Lazore (Karatoten) is the Youth Men's Community Outreach Worker at the Seven Dancers Coalition, whose mission is to uplift the families of Indigenous Communities by educating and restoring traditional values with the purpose of strengthening self-confidence and dignity. Seven Dancers Coalition strives for an environment of peace and tranquility to heal all indigenous spirits. Pray is a leader in youth engagement, and also works with men who have experienced violence, trauma and grief, through abuse, incarceration and addictions. 


This event will be held via Zoom. Video participation is not required. The session will be recorded and distributed to those who register. Registrants will receive the meeting link by email.


This event will be conducted primarily in spoken English. Language interpretation and closed captioning can be made available upon request. Please indicate in the registration form below or by email (info@nyscasa.org). Please provide this information at least 3 business days prior to the event.

This offering is part of our Ending Violence Without Violence Virtual Training Series. Learn more at www.endviolence2020.com.


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