Intersecting Issues and Our Community Activism (2017)

The following is a partial list of the IRC’s activities in 2017.


• Women’s March (ABQ)
• No Ban, No Wall (ABQ)


• Water Is Life Sacred Walk (Santa Fe)
• Testimony, Listening Sessions with UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Victoria Tauli-Corpuz (Window Rock and ABQ)


• Amnesty International USA Annual Gathering and Human Rights Conference (ABQ)
• “Water Is Life” – Solidarity with Water Protectors Event (ABQ)*


• Testimony, UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (NY)
• “Medicine for the People,” A Community Wellness Event (ABQ)


• Colors of the Honduras Resistance (ABQ)
• Stop Solitary Confinement Panel – ACLU of NM (ABQ)


• Bears Ears Community Gathering and Information Event (Pueblo of Jemez)
• Trans Pride (ABQ)
• Gay Pride (ABQ)
• “Broken Rainbow,” documentary film screening (ABQ)*
• Webinar on Witness Against Torture
• Webinar on Federal Penitentiary Communication Management Units


• Testimony, UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Geneva, Switzerland)


• Millions for Prisoners Rally (ABQ)


• Abolish the Entrada (ABQ)
• ABQ Peace Day Block Party


• UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Event at UNM (ABQ)
• Human Rights Challenges to Police & Border Town Violence Against Indigenous Women and     Peoples (The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission and the Institute for American Indian Research Expert Panel: Findings in the Case of Loreal Tsingine), UNM (ABQ)
• Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Vigil (ABQ)
• Celebrating Indigenous Youth Resistance (ABQ)*


• Dennis Banks Memorial (ABQ)*
• Native Beats at UNM KIVA Club (ABQ)
• Indigenous Peoples Day of Remembrance (ABQ)*


• “Dismantling the Nuclear Beast” Symposium at UNM (ABQ)
• Letter Writing for Native Prisoners (ABQ)

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