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Monday, September 22nd, 6 pm-8 pm
Teach-In: Genocide Denial in North American Popular Culture 

NYU KJCC Auditorium, 53 Washington Sq. South

A Yale/NYU/Columbia Teach-In and Off-Site Event for the United Nations World Conference on Indigenous Peoples. Introduction by Tiffany Hale (Yale Group for the Study of Native America); moderated by Aura Bogado (News Editor, Colorlines); Ned Blackhawk (Yale University) “Genocide Denial in North America: Extending the UN Convention on the Prevention of Genocide to U.S. History and Popular Culture”; Audra Simpson (Columbia University) “The Disappeared Corpo-realities of Native Women: Femicide in Canadian Law and Policy”; Ellen Gabriel (Kanehsatà:ke Mohawk activist and former President of Québec Native Women’s Association) “The Crown is Against Us: the so-called ‘Phenomenon’ of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls in Canada”; Andrew Needham (NYU) “The Hidden History of American Carbon and Indigenous Environmental Degradation”; OPEN MIC moderated by Jorge Cuéllar (News Editor,

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Tuesday, September 23rd, 4 pm-8 pm
Dialogue on Indigenous Rights in Bolivia: Issues of Autonomy and Consultation in the Pluri-national State   

NYU: KJCC (53 Washington Square South), Room 324

Mini-conference with Indigenous women leaders from Bolivia: Yolanda Terán, Maria Eugenia Choque, Nilda Rojas Huanka, Toribia Lero Quispe, Clara Victoria Ramos Aillón, Judith Rivero, and Wilma Mendoza. Details at:
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Thursday, September 25th, 6pm-8pm
Book launch of Esta Ruka Llamada Chile: a conversation with Pedro Cayuqueo
NYU Hemmerdinger Hall [Silver Center], Washington Sq. East
Award-winning Mapuche journalist/critic Pedro Cayuqueo presents his third book, with opening remarks by CLACS director Jill Lane, Chilean Ambassador Juan Gabriel Valdes, Acting Director of Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Macarena Gomez Barris, and moderated by NYU Global Distinguished Professor Jorge Castaneda. Details at:
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Friday, September 26th, 6:00 pm-8:30pm
Militarism, police violence, and Indigenous struggle in Hawai’i
CAAAV’s Chinatown office at 55 Hester Street.
Refreshments and heavy pupus (appetizers) will be served. 

What is the role of Hawai’i in U.S. projects for global military and economic dominance? What do ongoing struggles for decolonization and independence in Hawai’i look like? How are Honolulu, Ferguson, and New York City connected, and how do we draw connections between racial justice movements in New York City and Indigenous struggles in Hawai’i?

$10 suggested donation for the Elderts family; no one will be turned away.

Co-sponsors include: CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities; BAYAN; Asia Pacific Not 4 Sale coalition; Program in Asian/Pacific/American Studies at NYU; the CUNY Graduate Center Space-Time Research Collective, Women of Color Network, and Asociacán de Estudiantes Latinxa y Latinx Americanxs.

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