From Alcatraz to Standing Rock, and Beyond: On the Past 50 and the Next 50 Years of Indigenous Activism
2019 commemorates the 50-year anniversary of the 19-month Native American student occupation of Alcatraz, which captured the world’s attention and led to real policy changes to improve the lives of Native American peoples through increased self-determination. Since then, generations of activists have followed in those footsteps and vigorously fought racist, sexist, and classist U.S. government policies. In this historic panel we’ll hear from Indigenous activists from three generations who were on the frontlines, respectively, at Alcatraz, Standing Rock, and other struggles, as they compare notes and discuss their visions of the next 50 years of Indigenous activism. With: Corrina Gould (Ohlone); Julian NoiseCat (Secwepmc); LaNada War Jack (Shoshone).
October 19th | 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
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