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From Columbus to Cannon Ball: An Examination of Dominion and Dehumanization

Sunday, March 12, 2017

2–4 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

From the earliest conquest to the latest conquest, First Peoples have survived oppression and genocide. “From Columbus to Cannon Ball” traces the concept of claimed rights at the root of the continuing fight for sovereign land in the face of bigotry, covert and overt abuse, and mass incarceration.

With panelists:
Steven Newcomb (Shawnee/Lenape), Cofounder, Indigenous Law Institute
Tiokasin Ghosthorse (Cheyenne River Lakota), Host, First Voices Indigenous Radio NYC
Phyllis Young (Standing Rock Sioux [Lakota/Dakota]), Cofounder, Women of All Red Nations
Stephen Pevar, Senior Staff Counsel, ACLU, & Adjunct Professor, NYU Law School

Moderated by Elizabeth A. Sackler, Founder, American Indian Ritual Object Repatriation Foundation.

Part of the series “States of Denial: The Illegal Incarceration of Women, Children, and People of Color,” presented by the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art.

Free with Museum admission.

View all upcoming Sackler Center programs.