30+ Day Racial Equity Indigenous Peoples Challenge
October 6th – day 6
Today is Day 6. 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: America Has Always Used Schools as a Weapon Against Native Americans by Katrina Boone (Not Indigenous)
WATCH: Mount Rushmore – Adam Ruins Everything explains how the sacred Black Hills were stolen and carved upon without Lakota permission. (5 minutes – non-Indigenous)
LISTEN: Teaching While White: Recovering the Voice of Native Americans in the Classroom Jenna Chandler-Ward interviews Native American educator Claudia Fox Tree (Arawak) about the ways we learn about Indigenous Peoples in school- or don’t. (30 minutes)
ACT: Dawnland and Dear Georgina Online Film Screening + Live Filmmaker Q & A, you must register for this event.
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.