SPEAKER'S BUREAU

Thank you for your interest in our Speaker's Bureau. We are willing to travel extensively, both domestically, and internationally, to meet people's needs. We ask for an honorarium to assist in our fundraising, as well as the covering of all expenses. We establish this on a case-by-case basis, considering many factors, such as purpose of engagement, and amount of travel. Please contact us for rates. The issues we are able to cover include the following:

  • The American Indian Movement, 1968-PRESENT
    A reaction to the numerous U. S. government programs directed at Indians, and designed to socially deconstruct Indian communities, as well as Indian sovereignty. Out of the Indian ghettos came men and women, mostly ex-convicts, who committed to take a stand. Like a hurricane, the tumultuous events that followed have re-written Indian history. As with many liberation organizations, AIM has had it's splinters and fractures. From Alcatraz, to Wounded Knee, to the Longest Walk, and beyond.
  • U.S. Policy of Genocide Toward Indigenous People
    Boarding Schools
    Adoptions and Sweeps
    Sterilization
  • U.S. Attacks on the Sovereignity of Native Peoples
    Pine Ridge, Oneida
    Forced Removals of the Oneida, Dine', Danns Peoples
  • International Indigenous Issues
    CANADA: Gustaffsen Lake, Oka, Kanesatahge
    MEXICO: Zapatistas
    GUATEMALA: Civil war
  • Native Political Prisoners
    Leonard Peltier
    Manuel Redwoman
    Eddie Hatcher
    Red Carpitcher, and others
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
    Wards of the state
    Who is an Indian
    Cobell lawsuit, 15 billion dollars stolen
  • Indian Head Mascots
    Wahoo, and others
    Cleveland AIM filed first lawsuit in 1972
  • Indigenous Health Issues
    Addiction as a weapon
    Diet, traditional vs imposed
    Diabetes
    Heart Disease
    Suicide Rate
  • Christopher Columbus
    Italian?
    Mass Murder and Genocide
    Why AIM Opposes Columbus Day
  • American Indian Tradition and Culture
    Efforts to retain and protect spirituality and culture
    Native American Church