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Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz - Settler-colonialism and the Founding of the US State

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mar 17

Thu, Mar 17 2022, 5PM - 6:30PM

Zoom VCS Forum | Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Part of event series: VISUAL & CRITICAL STUDIES FORUM | 2021/2022 SERIES


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CCA Graduate Visual & Critical Studies Program

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TOPIC: Settler-colonialism and the Founding of the US State

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is known for her lifelong commitment to national and international social justice issues. She has been active in the international Indigenous movement for more than four decades, working with Indigenous communities on sovereignty and land rights and helping to build the international Indigenous movement. She is professor emerita of Ethnic Studies at California State University, East Bay.

She is the author of numerous books and articles on indigenous peoples’ right to self-determination, including Roots of Resistance: A History of Land Tenure in New Mexico; The Great Sioux Nation; An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States, which received the 2015 American Book Award, Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment, and most recently Not “A Nation of Immigrants”: Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy and A History of Exclusion and Elimination (Beacon Press, 2021).

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Free and open to the CCA community and alumni