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1st Humboldt Anarchist Bookfair

Saturday, December 13, 2008
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Event Type:
(707) 616-4700
PO BOX 196 Eureka Ca 95502
Location Details:
Manila Community Center
1611 Peninsula Dr Arcata
Carpools Available

This December 13th, Humboldt Grass Roots is inviting everyone including the usual suspects, anarchists, artists, and activists to Humboldt’s first anarchist book fair- taking place at the Community Center in scenic Manila, California for a celebration of community in resistance, Humboldt County. Located on the physical and psychic edge of the disintegrating American Empire, Humboldt has a reputation as a zone of resistance, where free people have fought bitterly against encroachments of federal and local authorities in their autonomy. We present: a literary celebration of this spirit of freedom, which has magnetically attracted rebels, eccentrics and misfits of all types to mountainous Northern California for generations.

The bookfair will bring radical speakers, publishers and artists from across the West Coast and America to mingle behind the "Redwood Curtain" and cross-pollinate with local groups and organizations. Hard-to-find, limited-run books, zines and literature from West Coast authors and distributors focusing on anarchist and anti-authoritarian approaches to vital struggles regarding ecology, labor, racism, patriarchy, prisons and the fight for freedom in an increasingly repressive society, will be made available to the public. Local vendors, authors, publications and community organizations have been invited to add to the dialogue. Workshops and discussions, free food and giveaways, skillshares and face painting for the kids round out the festivities.

Mark your Slingshot - December 13th's the day to converge in Manila to make Humboldt's First Anarchist Bookfair one to remember!


10 am: Lorraine Lablanc, *tatoo artist and author of Pretty in Punk*

11am: I-69 workshop*

12noon: Manolo Callahan: *recovering academic and member of Accion

1pm: Allegra Brucker and Geba Greenberg: *Mother/Daughter Poetry*

2pm: Industial Workers of the World: *Union workshop*

3pm: Roxanne Dumbar-Ortiz, *university professor, historian, writer, and
active in** the international indigenous movement.

4pm: Greta "Griz" De La Montange*: herbal street medic workshop*

5pm: Jules Boykoff, *author of Beyond Bullets: The Suppression of Dissent in
the United States*

6pm: closing

Children's Crafts and Delicious Free Food!

*Check this out about resistance to I-69

Added to the calendar on Thu, Dec 11, 2008 3:29PM
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