Aug 10 International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People Celebration


Sunday, August 10, 2008
6:00pm
Armory Park Center Ballroom
220 S. 5th Avenue

Indigenous Panel:
Dale Phillip, Vice Chairman, Cocopah Nation
Bill Rhodes, Governor, Gila River Indian Community
Tupac Enrique Acosta, Tonatierra


Music
Francisco Gonzalez- Harocho Harp music
Francisco Gonzalez, Jr. – Classical music
Tohono O’odham Chicken Scratch Dance


Indigenous blessing
given by Dennis Manuel

Silent Auction

Food


Event is Free. Suggested donation: $5.00

    The event will begin at 6:00pm at the Armory Park Center. A regional Indigenous speaker forum will feature Indigenous leaders from throughout the Southwest who will speak about various issues affecting Indigenous communities, and the importance of World Indigenous Peoples Day, which serves as an anchor event in furtherance of collective and individual interest on our long range social justice movement sustainability. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dale Phillip, Vice Chairman of the Cocopah Nation
  • William “Bill” Rhodes, Governor of the Gila River Indian Community
  • Tupac Enrique Acosta from Tonatierra in Phoenix.

The Alianza Indígena Sin Fronteras has celebrated and recognized International Day of the World Indigenous Peoples since 2004 as part of our commitment to promote respect for Indigenous individual and collective rights, cultural rights and identity, rights to education, health, employment, language, and others.

All proceeds will go to benefit the Alianza Indígena Sin Fronteras and the Coalición de Derechos Humanos, to enhance and promote Southern Border and Social Justice Movement in the U.S.-México Border region.

Cosponsors:
Borderlands Theaters -Indigenous Community Standing In Circle Group Yoeme Commission On Human Rights, Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development, Tonatierra, Native American Law Alliance, Indigenous Environmental Network, Baboquivari Defense Committee

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