Indivisible Tohono: Resisting Border Militarization on Tohono O’odham Land Through Education and Civic Engagement 

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

554 Barrows Hall
Location is ADA accessible

The Native/Immigrant/Refugee Research Crossings Initiative of the Center for Race & Gender presents:

Indivisible Tohono: Resisting Border Militarization on Tohono O’odham Land Through Education and Civic Engagement 

Presenters:
April Ignacio
Gabriella Cazares-Kelly
Annamarie Stevens
Facilitator (Intro/Questions): Fantasia Painter

Indivisible Tohono is a grassroots organization working on issues that affect the Tohono O’odham Nation and those that affect the Natives within the state of Arizona and federally. Tohono O’odham is a federally recognized tribe split by the US-Mexico border in what is today southern Arizona, and it has become well known for its recent refusal to allow Trump’s Wall on Tohono O’odham land. This event features three key members of Indivisible Tohono who will discuss their work against the US-Mexico border and border-related militarization on Tohono O’odham land through education and civic engagement.

Co-sponsors:

Native American Student Development (NASD), Native American Studies (NAS); Indigenous and Native Coalition and Recruitment and Retention Center (INC-RRC), Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society (HIFIS) Diversity and Democracy Cluster, Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative, American Indian Graduate Program (AIGP), American Indian Graduate Student Association (AIGSA), Joseph A. Myers Center for Research on Native American Issues

 

This talk is produced by the Native/Immigrant/Refugee – Crossings Research Initiative, which is supported by Critical Refugee Studies, the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, the Institute of International Studies, Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study, Social Science Matrix.

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