Our Santa Maria Branch of AAUW is pleased to have as
our guest speaker, Adelina Alva Padilla the Spiritual
Leader and Cultural Advisor for the Santa Ynez Band
of Chumash Indians, at our Nov. 13th meeting. Some of
her many accomplishments are: served on the 2001 World
Conference Against Racism in South Africa with Nobel
Peace Prize Recipient Rigoberta Manchu, spoke at Harvard
Univ. for the Honoring of Nations Conference, created the
Spiritual Healing Center at the Santa Ynez Indian Res-
ervation and recently led the Healing Circle for the annual
Chumash Powwow. Adelina serves as an advisor for our
state wide Native American Ceremony of the CA Bears.
Ms. Padilla also is a Tribal Elders Governing Board
Member, serves on the Museum Advisory Counsel and
the Ca Senior Leadership Group of Healthy Aging.
WHEN: Saturday, November 13, 11:30 – 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Merrill Gardens 1220 Suey Rd. S. M.
Activity Theater – Bldg 1350 2nd floor
COST: $18.00 ($10 donation for Legal Advocacy Fund)
Choice of seafood quiche or quiche lorraine
RESERVATIONS DEADLINE: Tues, Nov 9th
Send checks ($18) made out to AAUW to:
Marion Patterson 1663 Chadwell Dr. S.M. CA 93454
(Indicate on your check quiche choice please)