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Haudenosaunee Influence on the Women’s Rights Movement Then & Now

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

- $20.00

Summary:
This event will tell the story of how the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy served as the inspiration for early feminists. We will hear from Indigenous women leaders as well as non-Native feminist activists. Speakers include the influential feminist author and activist Gloria Steinem. This event is a fundraiser for the American Indian Law Alliance and tickets are $20 per person. For more information, email: AILAUnitedNations@gmail.com.

Speakers:
– Tia Oros Peters, Shiwi, Executive Director of Seventh Generation Fund.
– Evie Reyes-Aguirre, Izkaloteka Mexica Aztec, Tonatierra and Arizona Green Party Candidate for US Senate.
– Gloria Steinem, writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist organizer.
– Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner, Executive Director of the Matilda Jocelyn Gage Foundation.
– Awhenjiosta Myers, Onondaga Nation, Eel Clan, community organizer and activist.
– Pamela Shifman, Executive Director of NoVo Foundation, lifelong advocate for girls & women.
Moderator:
– Betty Lyons, Onondaga Nation, Snipe Clan, Executive Director of the American Indian Law Alliance.

Sponsors: American Indian Law Alliance; Indigenous Values Initiative; Columbia Law School Native American Law Students Association; Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights; NoVo Foundation; Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples; Tonatierra; Southern Diaspora Research and Development Center; American Indian Community House; Flying Eagle Woman Fund

Stay in touch with American Indian Law Alliance:
Website: https://aila.ngo/
Email: AILAUnitedNations@gmail.com
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Twitter: @AILAnyc