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Discussion: Arts/Culture: Social Justice and Social Change in relation to Indigenous Communities with Safe Harbors Indigenous Arts/Theater Collective, La MaMa, and CultureHub in New York—Wednesday 6 April 2016


La MaMa in New York City presented Safe Harbors Indigenous Arts/Theater Collective at Culturehub's Arts/Culture: Social Justice and Social Change discussion livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 6 April at 12:30 p.m.-5 p.m. EDT (New York) / 11:30 p.m.-4 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. MDT (Alberta) / 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. PDT (Vancouver) / 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. AKDT (Alaska) / 6:30 a.m.-11 a.m. HAST (Hawaii) / 16:30-21:00 GMT / 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m. BST (London) / 18:30-23:00 CEST (Brussels). 

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With artists and cultural activists from across the U.S. and Canada, we will discuss the topics of:

  • Arts/Culture: Social Justice and Social Change in relation to Indigenous communities and their work
  • The Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • Violence against women
  • Cultural rights and identity
  • The Doctrine of Discovery
  • Urbanization
  • Misappropriation of Native images

Hosted by:

  • Murielle Borst-Tarrant, Director of Safe Harbors Indigenous arts/Theater Collective at LaMaMa.

Speakers include:

  • Eve Reyes-Aguirre-Tonatierra Nahuacalli, An Embassy of Indigenous Peoples,  Phoenix, Arizona
  • Carolyn M. Dunn, PhD, Associate Vice President, Office for Institutional Diversity Assistant Professor, Dept. of English Language & Literatures,  Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan
  • Dipankar Mukherjee, Pangea World Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Angelo Baca, Filmmaker, New York, New York
  • Nicholson Billey, Choreographer, New York, New York
  • Penny Couchie, Dancer, actor, teacher, choreographer, Aanmitaagzi  (He/She Speaks), Nipissing First Nation, Ontario

Special guest speaker:

  • Muriel Miguel, of Spiderwoman Theater, speaking about her life in theatre and as a community activist.

About HowlRound TV
HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based peer produced, open access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by HowlRound, a knowledge commons by and for the theatre, arts, and cultural community. The channel is at howlround.tv and is a free and shared resource for live events and performances relevant to the world's live arts fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and to develop our knowledge commons collectively. Follow and use hashtag #howlround in Twitter to participate in a community of peers revolutionizing the flow of information, knowledge, and access in our field. Our community uses the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). You can become a producer and co-produce with us. Learn more by going to our participate page. For any other queries, contact @HowlRound on Twitter, email tv@howlround.com, or call Vijay Mathew at +1 917.686.3185 Signal/WhatsApp. View the video archive of past events.

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