Imposed Borders of Colonialism: Violence against Indigenous Women, Indigenous Girls & Mother Earth
Start: Friday, March 15, 2019•12:30 PM
"Imposed Borders of Colonialism: Violence against Indigenous Women, Indigenous Girls & Mother Earth"
Friday, March 15, 2019; 12:30 pm
Location: 4 West 43rd Street, Manhattan (43rd St. btwn 5th & 6th Ave.); Room: Gallery
Free & open to the public.
Official side event of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
The panel will discuss the interconnectedness of the effects of imposed borders on Indigenous women and girls and the effects this has on our Mother Earth.
Speakers: Evie Reyes-Aguirre (Izkaloteka Mexica Aztec) Community Organizer and Advocate, Tonatierra; Betty Lyons (Onondaga Nation) Executive Director of the American Indian Law Alliance; Haydeé Giron Sánchez (Nahuat Nation) President of Techantit Cultural Center Los Angeles, California; Tupak Huehuecoyotl / Tupac Enrique Acosta (Izkaloteka) Founder and Coordinator of Tonatierra.
Sponsors: American Indian Law Alliance; Tonatierra Community Development Institute; Indigenous Values Initiative; Southern Diaspora Research & Development Center; and Flying Eagle Woman Fund
Questions? Email: AILAUnitedNations@gmail.com