Day 5 Racial Equity Indigenous Peoples Challenge

30+ Day Racial Equity Indigenous Peoples Challenge

October 5th – day 5

Thank you for participating in the 30+ Day Racial Equity: Indigenous Peoples Challenge.

Today is Day 5. Here are the reading, watching and listening material for the challenge. Remember you can choose 1 learning experience, or all. It is entirely up to you.


READ:   The Skinning Tree America’s redface problem onstage by Jennifer Percy (Not Indigenous)

LISTENUnreserved Podcast host Rosanna Deerchild (O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree) takes you straight into Indigenous Canada, from Halifax to Haida Gwaii, from Shamattawa to Ottawa, introducing listeners to the storytellers, culture makers and community shakers from across the country. The Unreserved team offers real talk from the people behind the headlines, with a soundtrack from the best in Indigenous music. (40-55 minute episodes)

WATCHThe Forgotten Slavery of Our Ancestors’: A Q&A With theFilmmakers (12 minutes)   This film is set to release TODAY and will be available to stream at  It offers a critical contribution to the unfolding conversation about what our children need to learn about American history. The 12-minute film for grades 6-12 introduces students to the history of Indigenous enslavement on land that is now the United States.

ACT: Register to attend the free upcoming Webinar.   The Forgotten Slavery of Our Ancestors’: A Q&A With the Filmmakers (50 min) which will take place on 10/7/20. To celebrate this new resource, is hosting a panel and Q&A with the filmmakers at 3:30 p.m. CT Wednesday, October 7. The panel will be moderated by Teaching Hard History Advisory Board member Meredith McCoy and will feature director and editor Howdice Brown III and producers Marie Acemah and Alice Qannik Glenn.’

Here is the link for a daily chart and your private reflections.   Just download it to your computer and access it at your leisure.

If you want to share reflections in community, you may post them on padlet.   Please follow our guidelines for all public reflection posts.

Thank you for joining us in our racial equity journey.


Indigenous Peoples Education Committee.