In July 2020 we co-hosted The Time Is Now National Native Town Hall on our Facebook LIVE.
Moderating our Native Peoples, Not “Native” Mascots panel is Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne and Hodulgee Muscogee), Lead Plaintiff, Harjo v. Pro Football, Inc; President, The Morning Star Institute. With panelists: Amanda Blackhorse (Diné) Lead Plaintiff, Blackhorse v. Pro Football, Inc., Carla Fredricks (Mandan Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation) Director, First Peoples Worldwide, and Dr. Stephanie Fryberg (Tulalip) University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan.
And Joined by: Notah Begay III (Pueblos of San Felipe and Isleta/Diné), PGA TOUR winner, Founder, NB3 Foundation.
The second panel is about Mt. Rushmore – the Fight for Indigenous Rights and Against White Supremacy
Join moderator Tiffany D. Cross, On-Air Analyst & Author with panelists: Faith Spotted Eagle (Yankton Sioux) Founder, Brave Heart Society, Tribal Chairman Rodney Bordeaux (Rosebud Sioux Tribe), and Nick Tilsen (Oglala Lakota) Founder, NDNCollective
Followed by How Do We Build a Multiracial Movement for Justice and Equity – moderated by Crystal Echo Hawk (Pawnee) Executive Director of IllumiNative, with panelists Derrick Johnson, President NAACP, So you want to talk about race- Ijeoma Oluo, our very own Judith LeBlanc(Caddo) Director, Native Organizers Alliance, and Marya Bangee, Executive Director, Harness.