Fighting Racism In School
From Thanksgiving stereotypes to Indian mascots, Native American students face racism from kindergarten through college. In this inspirational panel, four Native youth share personal stories and advice about how to abolish racism in school. Featuring:
-Dahkota Brown (Wilton-Miwok) Founder of NERDS, Native Education Raising Dedicated Students, and appointee to the National Advisory Council on Indian Education
-Chiitaanibah Johnson (Diné/Maidu) Indigenous Rights Activist
-Jayden Lim (Pomo) Native Youth Ambassador, California Indian Museum and Cultural Center
-Naelyn Pike (Chiricahua Apache) Organizer and Native Rights Activist, Oak Flat
This presentation took place in the Indigeneity Forum at the 2017 National Bioneers Conference.
Indigeneity is a Native-led Program within Bioneers/Collective Heritage Institute that promotes indigenous knowledge and approaches to solve the earth’s most pressing environmental and social issues through respectful dialogue.