UNA Milwaukee: “The Challenges Facing Native Nations Today” May 8

Event Dates: 
05/08/21

The United Nations Association of Greater Milwaukee invites you to…

 

“The Challenges Facing Native Nations Today”

 

A Virtual Zoom Program – Free & Open to the Public – Advance Registration Is Required

Saturday – May 8th, 2021 from 10 AM – 11:30 AM

 

Endorsed by Peace Action WI, Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom-Milwaukee, & Veterans for Peace-Milwaukee Chapter                                                                                              

 

The following panel of Native American experts will discuss Indigenous sovereignty issues such Native American sovereignty, protecting land, air and water and Traditional Ecological Knowledge, missing and murdered Indigenous women (MMIW), climate justice, gender justice, sacred sites protection, school mascots, and more.

 

Morning Star Gali is a member of the Pit River Tribe located in Northeastern California.  Ms. Gali serves as Project Director for Restoring Justice for Indigenous Peoples (RJIP) and, as the California Tribal and Community Liaison for the International Indian Treaty Council, is working for the Sovereignty and Self Determination of Indigenous Peoples and the recognition and protection of Indigenous Rights, Treaties, Traditional Cultures, and Sacred Lands.  She is the Tribal water policy organizer for Save California Salmon and has worked as the CA Regional Network Weaver for Native Americans in Philanthropy.  She is deeply committed to advocating for Indigenous sovereignty issues . 


Anahkwet (Guy Reiter) is a traditional Menominee and advocate for Indigenous people everywhere who resides on the Menominee Reservation.  He is the Executive Director of a Menominee Indian community organization called Menīkānaehkem, Inc.  He is also a community organizer, activist, author, amateur archaeologist, lecturer, and a member of the Menominee Constitutional Taskforce.  Anahkwet has organized many events that have uplifted the human condition and demonstrated how enriching the Menominee culture is.  He has lectured at universities on the connection Menominee Indians have to the Menominee River and has also written articles for Environmental Health News and others.

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Advance registration is required.  To register, press “Ctrl + Click” on this link and 

then type in your name & email address.

 

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIlcOGopj0tG92c06VB9K74JqPfD_Xc16p5

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting.

 

For more information:

Contact Pam Richard at pamrichard35@gmail.com (email at Peace Action WI) or 414.269.9525 (Phone)