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FRIEDAcommunity – Panel discussion Truth and Justice
October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
“Indigenous Peoples: Storytelling and Art in the uncovering and advancement of Truth and Justice.”
FRIEDAcommunity is honored to host Mabel Negrete (CNS), co-Founder of IPD Philly and Eugene Black Crow Sr. to discuss the importance of Storytelling and Art in the uncovering and advancement of Truth and Justice.
Eugene Black Crow Sr., is an Oglala Lakota of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in Pine Ridge reservation, South Dakota. He is the founder and director of the Lakhota Woglakapo Project which provides free tutoring lessons to Lakhota community members to preserve their language. He is descended from the Black Crow Thiwáhe (paternal family) and a Feather Earrings from his maternal Thiwáhe (family). He is also a boarding school survivor, therefore a Lakhotiya zuyá (Lakota Language warrior). He is also mocassin maker, artisan and serves as advisor for Indigenous Peoples’ Day Philly, Inc. He currently lives in Philadelphia.
Mabel Negrete (CNS), is Native Chilean of Picunche-Inca Heritage and migrated to Turtle Island over 35 years ago. She is the co-founder of Indigenous Peoples’ Day Philly, Inc and serves as the Executive Director and Chair of the Board. She is also an artist, activist, educator and entrepreneur. As an artist she is known as CNS or the Counter Narrative Society (CNS) | Studio CNS which is a transdisciplinary artist-activist unit that focuses on decolonization, building community and the abolition of the Invisible Punishing Machine. CNS has founded SPARKmakers LLC, and co-founded the Indigenous 215 Collective, The Mobile Futures Institute and other social initiatives. CNS holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from the San Francisco Art Institute and a Master of Science in Art, Culture and Technology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
IPD Philly, Our mission is to cultivate an active Native American/Indigenous presence in the city of Philadelphia through cultural, educational and community-building initiatives that uplift our Native traditions, creative economies, and histories.
Panel discussion: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dinner: served at or around 7:15pm
Price Discussion & Dinner:
Members: $25 (service and tax included)
Guests: $35 (service and tax included)
Guests “30 or under”: $15 (service and tax included)
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