- Haudenosaunee Influence on the Women’s Rights Movement: Then & Now
- Date: April 18, 2018, Time: 6-9pm
- Place: Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 106, 435 West 116th St, NYC
- Tickets: $20 per person
This event will tell the story of how the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy served as the inspiration for early feminists. We will hear from Indigenous women leaders as well as non-Native feminist activists. Speakers include the influential feminist author and activist Gloria Steinem. This event is a fundraiser for the American Indian Law Alliance and tickets are $20 per person. For more information, email: .
- Tia Oros Peters, Shiwi, Executive Director of Seventh Generation Fund.
- Evie Reyes-Aguirre, Izkaloteka Mexica Aztec, Tonatierra and Arizona Green Party Candidate for US Senate.
- Gloria Steinem, writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist organizer.
- Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner, Executive Director of the Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation.
- Jeanne Shenandoah, Onondaga Nation Eel Clan Traditional Medicine Keeper.
- Pamela Shifman, Executive Director of NoVo Foundation, lifelong advocate for girls & women.
- Betty Lyons, Onondaga Nation, Snipe Clan, Executive Director of the American Indian Law Alliance.
- American Indian Law Alliance; Indigenous Values Initiative; Columbia Law School Native American Law Students Association; Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights; NoVo Foundation; Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples; Tonatierra; Southern Diaspora Research and Development Center; American Indian Community House; Flying Eagle Woman Fund