Red Power, Internationalism, and National Liberation: Nick Estes and Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Date and Time: 
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Bandung Books/Eastside Arts Alliance: 544 International Blvd, Oakland CA

RRS co-sponsors this important event organized by the Center for Political Education featuring Nick Estes (Lower Brule) and Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Followed by a screening of WARRIOR WOMEN as part of East Side Arts Alliance's Final Fridays.

Join Center for Political Education in celebrating the release of Nick Estes' new book Our History is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance.

Estes will be joined in conversation by Roxanne Dunbar-Oritz, public historian and author of An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States. The authors will discuss the internationalist history of Red Power and struggles for national liberation today.

Nick Estes is Nick Estes is Kul Wicasa and a citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe. He is assistant professor in the American Studies Department of the University of New Mexico and is a member of The Red Nation, a coalition dedicated to the liberation of Native peoples from capitalism and colonialism through direct action, advocacy, mobilization and education. Estes' work focuses on colonialism and global indigenous histories, particularly on decolonization, environmental justice, anti-capitalism, and the Oceti Sakowin. Nick is also the co-editor of the forthcoming book, #NODAPL and Mni Wiconi: Reflections on Standing Rock.

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is an historian, author, memoirst, and speaker who researches Western Hemisphere history and international human rights. Her recent books include Loaded: A Disarming History and An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States.

***Accessibility Information***

Bandung Books is a wheelchair accessible space.

We will do our best to provide a reduced scent space and will designate a fragance-free seating area.

This event will be recorded and available for viewing remotely.

To request language interpretation, CART transcription, or other access needs, please contact center-at- by March 15.

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