Day 3: Racial Equity Indigenous Peoples Day Challenge

Day 3 Racial Equity Indigenous Peoples Challenge

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30+ Day Racial Equity Indigenous Peoples Challenge

October 3rd – day 3

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

Today is Day 3. 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.


READWhy Native Americans took Covid-19 seriously: ‘It’s our reality’by Nina Lakhani (unknown heritage)

WATCH:   ‘We the People’ – the three most misunderstood words in US history – TED Talk by Mark Charles ( Navajo) man explains the history of the Papal Bulls of the 15th Century which are embedded in our founding documents in the 18th Century, codified as legal precedent in the 19th Century and referenced by the Supreme Court in the 20th and 21st Centuries, the Doctrine of Discovery has been used throughout the history of the United States to keep “We the People” from including all the people. (17 minutes)

LISTENBreakdances with Wolves Podcast, hosted by Gyasi Ross (Blackfoot/ Suquamish), Wesley (“Snipes Type”) Roach (Lakota Sioux), and Minty LongEarth (Santee/Creek/ Choctaw), “a few Natives with opinions and a platform.” Episodes report on current events through an indigenous perspective. (1 hour episodes)

ad: It Takes a Movement by Sarah Kastelic (Alutiiq


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.  

Sincerely,

Indigenous Peoples Education Committee