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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz & Dina Gilio Whitaker speak about American Indians.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
St. John's Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Ave., Berkeley
During this time of Standing Rock, with tribes gathering to demand social justice, these two Native American women scholar/activists discuss: "All the Real Indians Died Off (And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans)" Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz grew up in rural Oklahoma, the daughter of a tenant farmer and part-Indian mother, and has been active in the international Indigenous movment for more than four decades. She is the author of eight other books, including "An Indigenous People's History of the United States" Dina Gilio-Whitaker (Colville Confederated Tribes) is an award-winning journalist and columnist at Indian Country Today Media Network. A writer and researcher in Indigenous studies, she is currently a research associate and associate scholar at the Center for World Indigenous Studies. Miguel Gavilan Molina is a longtime progressive activist working primarily with Indigenous Peoples’ and environmental concerns. In addition, he is a veteran producer of KPFA Radio’s weekday show, Flashpoints.
Added to the calendar on Wed, Sep 14, 2016 2:29PM