30+ Day Racial Equity Indigenous Peoples Challenge
October 8th – day 8
Today is Day 8. 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: When Native Americans Were Slaughtered in the Name of ‘Civilization’ by Donald L. Fixico (Shawnee, Sac and Fox, Muscogee Creek, Seminole)
WATCH: Columbus Was a Genocidal Rapist – Franchesca Ramsey explains who Christopher Columbus was, why it makes no sense to celebrate him, and how Indigenous People’s Day is taking hold across the country. (3 minutes)
LISTEN: The Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women From Across The U.S. NPR’s Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Annita Lucchesi (Cheyenne) about her report looking at missing and murdered indigenous women and girls in 71 cities across the U.S. (4 minutes)
ACT: Invite friend(s), family, and/or colleagues to do this challenge with you.
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Thank you for joining us in our racial equity journey.
Indigenous Peoples Education Committee.