We will offer some suggestions on how to be a good ally and form partnerships with the traditional stewards of this land. 'Decolonizing Our Activism workshops are conducted in a respectful way that is both healing and empowering. Together we can do this vital liberation work.
WHAT: Decolonizing Our Activism WorkshopWHEN: Saturday, October 28, 2017, 10:00 AM to 5:30 PMWHERE: NAYA 5135 NE Columbia Blvd, Portland, OR 97218 WHO: Volunteers, supporters, first timers, family, & friends. Lunch and snacks (vegan and gluten sensitive) are included.
The objectives for these workshops include:*Educate non-Native allies how to work with Native Americans and communities of color*Authentic alliance building that reflects indigenous-led organizing, strategies and values*Prepare participants for volunteer opportunities at Native community events*How to support Native activism rather than perpetuating colonial systems of oppression*Honor indigenous traditions without appropriating their cultures
Co-sponsors: Greenpeace USA, 350PDX, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, Oregon Peace Institute, Portland Peace Team, Columbia Riverkeeper, Climate Solutions, Oregon Fair Trade Campaign, Marilyn Buck Abolitionist Collective (MBAC)
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