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From Columbus to Cannon Ball: An Examination of Dominion and Dehumanization
Participants Phyllis Young, Steven Newcomb, Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Stephen L. Pevar, Elizabeth Sackler

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; and Stephen Pevar, Senior Staff Counsel, ACLU, & Adjunct Professor, NYU Law School. Moderated by Elizabeth A. Sackler, Founder, American Indian Ritual Object Repatriation Foundation. Video courtesy of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation.

Part of the series "States of Denial: The Illegal Incarceration of Women, Children, and People of Color."