Day 17 Racial Equity Indigenous People’s Day Challenge

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30+ Day Racial Equity Indigenous Peoples Challenge

October 17th – day 17

Thank you for participating in the 30+ Day Racial Equity: Indigenous Peoples Challenge.

Today is Day 17. Here are the reading, watching and listening material for the challenge. Remember you can choose 1 learning experience, or all. It is entirely up to you.


READ: Read this article and listen to this podcast from “The Table Underground” (featuring Mohegan Anthropologist and Food Solutions New England Network Leadership Institute alum Rachel Sayet)

WATCH: A Conversation with Native Americans on Race (6:27)

LISTEN “The Police Killings No One Is Talking About”: Native Americans Most Likely to be Killed by Cops – News report revealing Native Americans are more likely to be killed by police than any other group, including African Americans. It also finds that cases of African-American police deaths tend to dominate headlines, while killings of Native people go almost entirely unreported by mainstream U.S. media. (15 minutes – start at minute 44)

ACT: Boston’s Native American Trail

ACT: Support the Wellesley Indigenous People’s Day Campaign by purchasing a yard sign at

Here is the link for a daily chart and your private reflections.   Just download it to your computer and access it at your leisure.

If you want to share reflections in community, you may post them on padlet.   Please follow our guidelines for all public reflection posts.

Thank you for joining us in our racial equity journey.


Indigenous Peoples Education Committee.