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Symposium: Indigenous Women: Human Rights Protections and Activism
March 30, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pmFree
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
Beverly Jacobs, LL.B., LL.M., “The Resiliency of Indigenous Women Despite the Undeclared War Against Them.”
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.
- The Role of Elders
- Youth Activism
- Coalition Building
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