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Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration and Teach-in
Date: 10/9/2017, 8 AM 3:03 PM
Location: AIUP K-12

News & Announcements

Anahuacalmecac to join Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration at UCLA

The elimination of Columbus Day and the establishment of Indigenous Peoples Day in its place on the second Monday of October represents a huge victory for indigenous people and for everyone in Los Angeles. Please join us for a gathering to honor the work of the city representatives and community coalition that made this historic victory possible. Danza Azteca Anahuacalmecac will present.

Tenth Anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)

The University of Colorado Law School and the Secretariat of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (SPFII) are hosting a two-day event on 13-14 September, 2017, to commemorate the Tenth Anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). The event will look back at the advocacy that resulted in the passage of the UN Declaration, discuss its present-day usage, and look ahead towards its implementation and future.

Anahuacalmecac Celebrates Victory for Indigenous Peoples Day

Semillas del Pueblo and its students in Anahuacalmecac are proud to share in the victory of over two years of persistence as we campaigned with a broad coalition of groups demanding Columbus Day be abolished and in its place, Indigenous Peoples Day be established. #IndigenousPeoplesDayLA

Semillas del Pueblo Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day in Los Angeles Victory

Yesterday, after a two-year struggle and multiple processes of public dialogue, the Los Angeles City Council voted to repeal Columbus Day and adopt Indigenous Peoples Day in its place. To commemorate this historic event Anahuacalmecac will host a press conference and school assembly at the City of Los Angeles' only Indigenous Peoples autonomous school. This victory is not just a calendar change, it is a sign of a positive change of times for all peoples.

Ayotzinapa & the American Empire: From Neoliberalism to Neofascism

After two years of creating one of the most powerful social movements of recent times in Mexico, representatives of the Ayotzinapa community are touring the United States. Felipe de la Cruz Sandoval and Mario Cesar Gonzalez Contreras, two key members of the Ayotzinapa movement arrive in Texas in mid October for a U.S. college tour for the Fall semester. The reason for focusing on higher education institutions is to appeal to students who will influence future public and economic policy as well as faculty and scholars who are part of research pools and think tanks for legislative bodies.

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