Thursday, October 2, 2014 – 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States
Hosted by Lakota Harden
Thursday, October 2, 2014, 7:30 pm
First Congregational Church of Berkeley
2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA
$12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com :: 800-838-3006 or Pegasus (3 sites), Moe’s, Marcus Books, Walden Pond Books, Diesel a Bookstore, Mrs. Dalloway’s Books
SF: Modern Times, $15 door
Co-Sponsors: KPFA Radio, Bay Native Circle, International Indian Treaty Council, and Intertribal Friendship House present a talk with book sale and book signing.
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz grew up in rural Oklahoma, the daughter of a farmer and half- Indian mother. Active in the American Indian Movement for more than four decades,She is known for her lifelong commitment to national and international social justice issues. After earning her PhD in history at U.C.L.A., she taught in the Native American Studies Program at Calofrnia State University and helped found the departments of Ethnic Studies and Women’s Studies. Her 1977 book, The Great Sioux Nation was the fundamental document at the first international conferinece on Indians in the Americas, held at the United Nations’ headquarters in Genea. She is the author or editor of seven books, including Outlaw Woman, a Memoir of the War Years, 1960-1975, and Blood on the Border: Memoir of the Contra War.
Lakota Harden – orator, community organizer, activist, radio host and poet, daughter of seven generations of Lakota leaders – is currently a host on the weekly radio program Bay Native Circle on Pacifica radio station KPFA. The program features interviews, current events and perspectives of the Native American community.