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[16days_discussion] Native American Women UN CSW Panel

Kathleen Sloan kathysloan128 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 15:06:30 EST 2012


Come Celebrate International Women’s Day with the National Organization for
Women (NOW) at this event produced by its Native American Women's Task Force


*Issues Confronting Indigenous Women in Rural USA*

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UN Commission on the Status of Women Parallel Event Panel

THURSDAY, MARCH 8

2:30  -  4:00 P.M.

UN CHURCH CENTER BUILDING, 2ND FLOOR

777 1st Avenue at 44th Street, New York City, NY


Lisa Lone Fight (Mandan/Hidatsa/Sahnish), www.earthlodge.net,

             “Theft of Indigenous Women’s Intellectual Property”

Marcella Giles (Muscogee/Creek), Indian Land Working Group,

              “Indian Land Use, Management & Ownership”

Carmen O’Leary (Cheyenne River Sioux), Native Women’s Society of the

Great Plains, “Violence (Sexual & Domestic) Against Indigenous Women”

Nichole Witt (Sichangu), White Buffalo Calf Woman Society

               “Physical & Mental Health Issues”

Peggy Bird (Kewa Pueblo), Tribal Judge, Panel Moderator & Issue Context


*PANEL RECEPTION 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.*

Hunter College Faculty Lounge,  NE corner of 8th floor Hunter West

68th Street & Lexington (4,5,6 Green Line Uptown to Hunter College)

Sponsored by the Women & Gender Studies Program
Light Refreshments will be served


BOTH EVENTS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


For more information, contact kathysloan128 at gmail.com or 860-521-8079


*FLYER ATTACHED*


Kathy Sloan

National Organization for Women (NOW)

Convener, Native American Women's Task Force

Board of Directors

UN Representative

Global Feminist Strategies & Issues Committee

www.now.org
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