Arts/Culture: Social Justice and Social Change

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Wednesday at 12:30pm

La MaMa presents  
Safe Harbors Indigenous Arts/Theater Collective at Culturehub's “Arts/Culture: Social Justice and Social Change”

Please tune in on April 6, 2016 from 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT) for a livestream of our annual event with artists and cultural activists from across the U.S. and Canada.

We will discuss the topic of Arts/Culture: Social Justice and Social Change in relation to Indigenous communities and their work, The Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, violence against women, cultural rights and identity, The Doctrine of Discovery, urbanization, and misappropriation of Native images.

The event will be livestreamed at HowlRound.TV

Watch the entire event on Howlround HERE!

Speakers

Eve Reyes-Aguirre-Tonatierra Nahuacalli , An Embassy of Indigenous Peoples,  Phoenix, AZ  

Carolyn M. Dunn, PhD., Associate Vice President,   Office for Institutional Diversity 

Assistant Professor, Dept. of English Language & Literatures,  Central Michigan University , Mount Pleasant, MI

Dipankar Mukherjee, Pangea World Theater, Minneapolis, MN

Angelo Baca, Filmmaker, New York, NY

Nicholson Billey, Choreographer,  New York, NY

Penny Couchie, Dancer, actor, teacher , choreographer, Aanmitaagzi  (He/ She Speaks),  Nipissing First Nation, Ontario

Special guest speaker:

Muriel Miguel, of Spiderwoman Theater, speaking about her life in theater and as a community activist.