Today's Date: June 28, 2022
Bob’s Discount Furniture’s Carol Glaser Receives Top Women in Retail Supply Chain Award   •   Maximus Names Robert Knapp as Senior Vice President of Digital Government Solutions   •   Mrs. Flowers Takes the Helm at Comfort Home Care, Rockville, MD   •   NCCI Golf Event Generates $25,000 for Kids' Chance of America Scholarships   •   JetBlue’s Soar with Reading Initiative Lands in Newark, NJ with Free Digital Book Vending Machines in Five Locations Thro   •   Five Bluum Standouts Honored on CRN 2022 Women of the Channel List   •   Global Surrogacy Services Announces Outreach to Potential Gestational Surrogates in Three Southwestern States   •   RNR Tire Express Surprises Tampa-Area Woman with New Car in Mother's Day Giveaway   •   Equitable Bank Releases Inaugural ESG Performance Report   •   Aviation Capital Group and the ISTAT Foundation Launch Diversity and Inclusion Fund   •   Tracey Hayes from MicroAge Named on CRN's 2022 Women of the Channel Power 70 Solution Providers List   •   Closing the Health Disparity Gap for Black Women   •   Checkmarx' Ana Lucia Amaral Honored as a CRN 2022 Woman of the Channel   •   Luchadores and Superheroes Featured in Colorful COVID-19 Ad Campaigns   •   H-E-B Edges Out Amazon as the Top U.S. eCommerce Grocery Retailer, dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index Finds   •   Introducing America’s Finest New Whiskey, The Beverly High Rye   •   Saving Lives One Mammogram at a Time, VNA Launches its ‘Worth the Squeeze’ Initiative   •   Mintal Tracker App Awarded Coveted Mom’s Choice Awards   •   HireAHelper Analysis Shows Summer 2022 is the Most Expensive Time to Move — Ever   •   Four recipients of the 2022 Awards of Excellence in Nursing announced from Indigenous Services Canada
Bookmark and Share

American Indian Museum Celebrates Centennial

Editors Note: The event will be webcast live here on Black Radio Network. 

WASHINGTON -- The National Museum of the American Indian and the Organization of American States are hosting "Centuries of Change: State of the Native Nations"—a daylong symposium examining political, economic and social change among indigenous peoples of North and South America—Friday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.in the museum's Rasmuson Theater.  

This year marks the bicentennial celebrations of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay and Venezuela. To mark these occasions and to reflect on the changes witnessed over the past century throughout the Americas, the museum invites the public to listen to a discussion among the world's top scholars and policymakers in indigenous affairs. Speakers include Jose Miguel Insulza, secretary-general of the OAS; Kevin Gover (Pawnee), director of NMAI; Tonya Gonnella Frichner (Onondaga),North America's regional representative to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues; and Lloyd Axworthy, president of the University of Winnipeg and former foreign minister of Canada.

Established in 1989 through an Act of Congress, NMAI is an institution of living cultures dedicated to advancing knowledge and understanding of the life, languages, literature, history and arts of the Native people of North and South America. The museum hosts a variety of free cultural arts programs, including Native music and dance performances, theater, films, arts and crafts demonstrations and more.

OAS is the world's oldest regional organization, dating back to the First International Conference of American States held inWashington, D.C., from 1889 to 1890. Democracy, human rights, security and development are the four basic pillars on which the organization's mission is based. One of the leading entities of the OAS is its Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, which contributes to the protection of the rights of indigenous people in the Americas. Today it comprises the 34 independent states of the Americas and has granted permanent observer status to 64 states, and the European Union.

 


STORY TAGS: NATIVE AMERICAN , INDIAN , NATIVES , MINORITY , CIVIL RIGHTS , DISCRIMINATION , RACISM , DIVERSITY , RACIAL EQUALITY , BIAS , EQUALITY

Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News