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We'll be sending out a flyer soon, but wanted to give you a heads up about an event at the law school, Wednesday Nov. 16, 6:00-8:30 pm, in the Knowles Conference Center. It is free and open to the public.
Why is the oil pipeline being contested by hundreds of Indigenous nations and thousands of their allies?
Why are we not hearing about the militarized repression of water protectors near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation?
Water is Life: The Struggle at Standing Rock Today.
6:00 Reception & sign-in
6:30 Welcome & overview
7:00 Featured Speaker: Glenn Morris (University of Colorado-Denver) on current developments
8:00 Panel: From Standing Rock to Atlanta (Akinyele Umoja, Mawuli Davis, Tashiya Umoja; moderated by Tanya Washington)
Glenn Morris (Shawnee), a Harvard Law School graduate, is an associate professor at UC-Denver and Director of the Fourth World Center for the Study of Indigenous Law and Politics. He has over 30 years experience developing internatioal legal standards for the defense of Indigenous rights and is currently involved with the defense of water protectors at Standing Rock.
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