Imposed Borders of Colonialism: Violence against Indigenous Women, Indigenous Girls and Mother Earth
- Friday, March 15, 2019
- 12:30 pm
- Location: 4 West 43rd Street, Manhattan (43rd St. between 5th & 6th Ave.)
- Room: Gallery
Official side event of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
The panel will discuss the interconnectedness of the effects of imposed borders on Indigenous women and girls and the effects this has on our Mother Earth.
Speakers: Evie Reyes-Aguirre (Izkaloteka Mexica Aztec) Community Organizer and Advocate, Tonatierra, Betty Lyons (Onondaga Nation) Executive Director of the American Indian Law Alliance, Haydeé Giron Sánchez (Nahuat Nation) President of Techantit Cultural Center Los Angeles, California, Tupac Enrique Acosta (Izkaloteka) Founder and Coordinator of Tonatierra.
Sponsors: American Indian Law Alliance; Tonatierra; Indigenous Values Initiative; Southern Diaspora Research & Development Center; and Flying Eagle Woman Fund.