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John Redhouse Symposium - Indigenous Liberation and the Grounds of Decolonization

April 22, 2013

RedhouseThis one-day symposium honored the life and work of John Redhouse by gathering activists and scholars engaged in Indigenous rights and environmental and social justice organizing in Indian Country and beyond.

Redhouse is a longtime Diné activist and a founder of the 1970s grassroots organizations Indians Against Exploitation in Gallup, NM and the Coalition for Navajo Liberation in Farmington, NM. He also served as Associate Director of the National Indian Youth Council in Albuquerque. He has continued to be a vital and influential leader in Indigenous rights and environmental and social justice organizing.

In addition to a public discussion with Redhouse himself, speakers discussed his influence on their work and struggles for liberation that have in the legacy of his spirit and determination. For more on the symposium, click here.

photo credit: Nick Estes