Come out to this Critical Moment-sponsored event at The Planet. Famed feminist, revolutionary, and historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is on tour with her historical/literary memoir covering the period 1975-1990 that documents her activity in the American Indian Movement and the International Indian Treaty Council in the 1970s, and her 1980s human rights monitoring in Nicaragua and Honduras, with an Epilogue on Gulf War to Gulf War, 1991-2005.
Professor Dunbar-Ortiz teaches at the Department of Ethnic Studies at California State University East Bay. She been active in the international indigenous movement, lobbying at the UN since 1976. She helped found and edit the Treaty Council News in the 1970s, worked on the Wounded Knee cases and in 1977 published The Great Sioux Nation: An Oral History of the Sioux-United States Treaty of 1868, based on the federal court hearing on the Wounded Knee cases held in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1974. Her new book is Blood on the Border: A Memoir of the Contra War.
Added by msussman on January 24, 2006