30+ Day Racial Equity Indigenous Peoples Challenge
October 23rd – day 23
Today is Day 23. 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: 7 Acts of Native Resistance They Don’t Teach in School
WATCH: Doctrine of Discovery – Professor Robert Miller (Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma) Tells the legal roots of manifest destiny and the pervasive land theft violations that resulted. It lays the foundation for systemic racism. (30 min) Less time? Here is the 8 minute version
LISTEN: In The White Man’s Image – PBS documentary about the Native American boarding school movement designed to “kill the Indian and save the man.” (56 minutes)
ACT: Support the Wellesley Indigenous People’s Day Campaign by purchasing a yard sign
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Thank you for joining us in our racial equity journey.
Indigenous Peoples Education Committee.