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National Museum of the American Indian

How are Black-Indigenous youth working to advance social justice? This Indigenous Peoples' Day program highlights youth of blended Black and Native heritage who use art, activism, and policy to advance Black and Indigenous solidarity and affect positive change in their communities. 

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Moderated by Amber Starks, African American and Muscogee [Creek]. Panelists include Joy SpearChief-Morris. African American and Kainai Blood Tribe; Kyle T. Mays, Black and Saginaw Chippewa; and Autumn Rose Williams, Black and Shinnecock.

Learn more about the participants here.

Panelists participating in the National Museum of the American Indian Indigenous Peoples' Day event Black-Indigenous Youth Advancing Social Justice include Joy SpearChief-Morris. African American and Kainai Blood Tribe; Kyle T. Mays, Black and Saginaw Chippewa; and Autumn Rose Williams, Black and Shinnecock.

Panelists participating in the National Museum of the American Indian Indigenous Peoples' Day event Black-Indigenous Youth Advancing Social Justice include Joy SpearChief-Morris. African American and Kainai Blood Tribe; Kyle T. Mays, Black and Saginaw Chippewa; and Autumn Rose Williams, Black and Shinnecock.

The program is free, but advance registration is required. A direct link to view the program will be emailed to registrants 24-48 hours before the program. The program will be available on demand after it premieres.

This program is part of the Youth in Action: Conversations about Our Future series, which features young Native activists and changemakers from across the Western Hemisphere who are working towards equity and social justice for Indigenous peoples. ​

Youth in Action: Indigenous Peoples' Day — Black-Indigenous

October 11, 1 p.m.

https://americanindian.si.edu/calendar

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