Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on the Indigenous Peoples’ History of the U.S‪.‬

In this episode, we’re excited to talk to author, activist and historian Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (@rdunbaro) about the Indigenous history of the U.S. We discuss her journey from activist and organizer to historian of the vast and complex subject of Indigenous people’s history. We also discuss settler colonialism and today’s protest movements for Indigenous rights.

Listen in here: https://bit.ly/DunbarOrtizGandR

Dr. Dunbar-Ortiz is a historian, author, human rights activist, and speaker who researches Western Hemisphere history and international human rights.From 1967 to 1974, she was a full-time activist living in various parts of the United States, traveling to Europe, Mexico, and Cuba. She is also a veteran of the women’s liberation movement. Her books include Outlaw Woman: A Memoir of the War Years, 1960–75, Red Dirt: Growing Up Okie, An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States, Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment, and the forthcoming A Nation of Immigrants?:Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and a History of Erasure and Exclusion.

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Author: Sparki

Scott Parkin is a Senior Campaigner with Rainforest Action Network and organizes with Rising Tide North America. He has worked on a variety of campaigns around climate change, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, mountaintop removal, labor issues and anti-corporate globalization. Originally from Texas, he now lives in San Francisco.

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