Native Liberation 2017 Agenda is Live!

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The Red Nation invites anyone interested in organizing for Native liberation to its second annual conference. Learn how to organize and fight settler colonialism, capitalism, heteropatriarchy, police violence, the rising tide of fascism, and more!

Saturday, September 30th

1:00pm – 2:30pm Native Liberation March, Rally & Tour

Location:      Meet at Downtown Courthouse Plaza, 403 W. Aztec Ave, Gallup, NM 87301

3:00pm – 9:00pm Native Liberation Conference

Location: Gallup Downtown Conference Center, 204 W. Coal Ave, Gallup, NM 87301

3:00pm – 3:30pm Opening Ceremony and Welcome (The Red Nation)

3:45pm – 5:15pm “K’é Infoshop” (K’éllective)

5:30pm – 7:00pm “#SexIsCeremony: Unsettling Sexual Health on Dinétah” (Keioshiah Peter)

7:15pm – 9:00pm Informal social/Dinner on your own

 

Sunday, October 1st

9:00am – 4:30pm Native Liberation Conference

Location: El Morro Events Center, 210 S. 2nd Street, Gallup, NM 87301

Room 1

9:00am – 10:30am “Critical Issues in Reservation Bordertowns” (Dr. Jennifer Nez Denetdale, Maxine Hanley & Barry Klopfer)

10:45am – 12:15pm “Fracking in Eastern Navajo” (Diné/Pueblo Youth Alliance)

12:15pm – 1:30pm Lunch on your own

1:30pm – 3:00pm “Resisting Police Violence in Palestine & Turtle Island” (Melissa Tso & Melanie Yazzie)

Room 2

9:00am – 10:30am “Organizing Student-Led Movements for Native Liberation” (UNM KIVA Club)

10:45am – 12:15pm “Celebrate Resistance Not Conquest: Building Native/Chicanx Solidarity” (Jennifer Marley & Joshua Heckman)

12:15pm – 1:30pm Lunch on your own

1:30pm – 3:00pm “Frantz Fanon, Gallup, & Decolonization” (The Red Nation-Gallup)

Main Room

3:15pm – 4:00pm “Native Liberation & International Traditions of Resistance ” (The Red Nation-National Council)

4:15pm-4:30pm Closing Ceremony

If you’re interested in The Red Nation, curious about movements for Indigenous liberation, or just want to organize for revolution, this conference will be an opportunity for you to connect, learn more, and get involved.

This is an all-ages event, open to the public, and no admission or registration is required. All are welcome! Light food and beverages will be provided. If you’re coming from out of town, we can provide limited accommodations. Please contact us ahead of time for lodging and/or to arrange accessibility services.