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Symposium: Indigenous Women: Human Rights Protections and Activism

March 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Free

UB School of Social Work Presents:

SECOND ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

Indigenous Women: Human Rights Protections and Activism

Thursday, March 30, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Buffalo & Erie County Central Public Library
1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203

Free and Open to the Public

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Keynote

Beverly Jacobs, LL.B., LL.M., “The Resiliency of Indigenous Women Despite the Undeclared War Against Them.”

with

Norma General, Faith Keeper, Six Nations of the Grand River

Technology as a Tool for Activism

  • Jaynie Parrish, MC/MPA
  • Melanie Sage, LICSW, Ph.D.

Panels

  • The Role of Elders
  • Youth Activism
  • Coalition Building

Related Event

International Film Festival
Screening “Highway of Tears”
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 6:00pm in 101 Baldy Hall

Sponsors: Indigenous Women’s Initiatives, WNY Peace Center, Sierra Club Niagara Group, UB Haudenosaunee-Native American Studies Research Group, UB Gender Insititute, UB Humanities Institute, UBSSW GSA, UB Graduate Linguistics Association, UB Graduate History Association, UB Amnesty International, and UB Intercultural & Diversity Center

Details

Date:
March 30
Time:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://bit.ly/2iyD743

Organizer

School of Social Work

Venue

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Downtown Central Branch
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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Website:
http://www.buffalolib.org/