Solidarity with Standing Rock!

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Join us for this presentation on the activities of the spirit camp at Standing Rock, ND formed to prevent the Dakota Access Pipeline. Robert Roche of the American Indian Education Center will share video footage of his experience in the camp as well as discuss how you can educate yourself, support and show solidarity with these Defenders of the Sacred!

Free and open to the public.

Oberlin Public Library
65 S Main Street
Oberlin, OH 44074

October 30, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Cleveland American Indian Movement

2016 World Series Demonstration

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The World Series begins in Cleveland this Tuesday, October 25. Join Cleveland American Indian Movement and the Native community as we gather at the stadium in protest of Cleveland Baseball's use of the "Indians" team name and the despicable "Wahoo" logo. Newspapers and broadcasters from around the world will be there, so now is the time to let your voice be heard!

We congregate 2 hours before the start of the game and break up around the opening pitch.

Change your shame by changing the name!

41.497473 , -81.684835

October 25, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cleveland American Indian Movement

Columbus Day Demonstration

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Join Cleveland American Indian Movement, the Native community and our supporters for this denouncement of a mass murderer and rapist who is shamelessly honored every year. He was taken back to Spain in chains and died in disgrace. His legacy of trans-Atlantic slavery and genocide should not be glorified.

We will meet at the corner of Main Street and College Street in Oberlin, Ohio.

Call Cleveland AIM at 216.533.7423

October 10, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Cleveland American Indian Movement

Indigenous People's Read-In

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Celebrate the voices of Indigenous Peoples. You are encouraged to bring a short selection (no more than 5 minutes) from a Native writer or other indigenous author to share, or simply be part of the audience.

Intended for teens and adults.

Call L.P. Coladangelo in the Adult Services Department, Heights Libraries 216.932.3600

Lee Road Branch Heights Library
2345 Lee Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

October 9, 2016 - 2:00pm
Lee Road Branch of Heights Libraries
Friends of the Heights Libraries

Critical Issues in Indigenism (October 2016)

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Our ongoing educational series this month will examine the issue surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline and the protest at Standing Rock. Footage of the encampment will be shown, followed by discussion of how you can assist these indigenous water protectors.

We meet one Saturday each month to examine issues of importance to and about indigenous peoples throughout the Americas.

This event is free and open to the public.

October 8, 2016 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Cleveland American Indian Movement

Message from Copal AA, Guatemala by Rigoberto Ordonez

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Please join the Santa Elena Project of Accompaniment (SEPA) in welcoming Rigoberto Ordonez, a founding member of Nuevo Amenecer (New Dawn), a school in northwest Guatemala which draws students from Copal AA and surrounding communities.
Mr. Ordonez will discuss the challenges and accomplishments of educating young people in rural Mayan communities. Besides basic education, Nuevo Amenecer is noted for "promoting organic farming, democratic principals, gender equality, and pride in Mayan accomplishments."

Light refreshment will be served following presentation.

Heiser Auditorium, Kendal
600 Kendal Drive
Oberlin, OH 44074

September 10, 2016 - 7:15pm

Leonard Peltier's 72nd Birthday

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September 12th is Leonard Peltier's 72 birthday.

He was arrested February 6, 1976 and has spent 40 years as a political prisoner in the United States for his political beliefs and his activity in the American Indian Movement. Mr. Peltier's next scheduled parole hearing will be in July 2024, and his projected release date is October 11, 2040.

Let him know that he is not forgotten!

Send cards and letters only (no presents or money, please).

Leonard Peltier #89637-132
USP Coleman I
P.O. Box 1033
Coleman, FL 33521

Our birthday wish for Mr. Peltier: FREEDOM & JUSTICE

September 12, 2016 (All day)
Cleveland American Indian Movement


John Winthrop, a founder of the Massachusetts Bay colony considered this wave of illness and death [among Natives] to be a divine miracle. He wrote to a friend in England, "But for the natives in these parts, God hath so pursued them, as for 300 miles space the greatest part of them are swept away by smallpox which still continues among them. So as God hath thereby cleared our title to this place, those who remain in these parts, being in all not 50, have put themselves under our protection.
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