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Talk: The Road to Tuna Canyon
Date: 2/22/2018

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

In conjunction with the exhibition, Only The Oaks Remain: The Story of Tuna Canyon Detention Center, we invite you to a talk by Sigrid Toye.

Members $15/ Guests $20
Wine Reception to follow.
Reservation Required.

Dr. Toye, daughter of a Tuna Canyon detainee, will provide a brief overview of US detention during the World Wars of the 20th century, and the existing law upon which they are based. The talk will include personal reflections on the label “alien enemies”, Tuna Canyon and other detention facilities. The Tuna Canyon experience, as both fact and metaphor, will be viewed in relationship to the world climate of today.

About the Speaker
Sigrid B. Toye holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. She loves all things creative: the visual arts, drama, filmmaking, writing and her two grown children, both working artists. She currently writes for Voice Magazine.

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