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Columbia Indigenous Forum Introduces a Bevy of Speakers

The Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race at Columbia University will be featuring four speakers in its upcoming Indigenous Forum Speaker Series.
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The Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race at Columbia University in New York will be featuring four speakers in its upcoming Indigenous Forum Speaker Series.

The first speaker is Denise Juneau, Montana State Superintendent of Public Instruction, on October 23. Juneau, Mandan and Hidatsa, will discuss “Indian Education for All: Race, Poverty, Power and Politics in Our Education System.”

James Anaya, professor of human rights law and policy at the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law and former UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, will be the featured speaker on November 6.

Moving into 2015, the third speaker in the series will be Anishnaabe artist Maria Hupfield, who is responsible for the above image. She will speak on February 26.

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The final speaker will be Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative, on March 26.

All events will be held at Columbia University, 1130 Amsterdam Avenue, 420 Hamilton Hall in New York, New York at 4 p.m.