30+ Day Racial Equity Indigenous Peoples Challenge
October 11th – day 11
Today is Day 11. 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: 5 Ways The Government Keeps Native Americans In Poverty by Shawn Regan (Not Indigenous)
WATCH: Everything You Know About Thanksgiving is WRONG – Franchesca Ramsey shares some real history about the myth-filled US holiday called Thanksgiving. (4 minutes)
LISTEN: Hear the Untold Story of a Canadian Code Talker from WWII – The story of Canadian code talker Charles “Checker” Tomkins (Metis) and how the top-secret cree-language mission he helped lead contributed to the winning of of WWII. (14 minutes)
ACT Interrupt the pattern of white silence by speaking openly with family, friends, and colleagues about what you’re doing and learning in this challenge.
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Thank you for joining us in our racial equity journey.
Indigenous Peoples Education Committee.