Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Boycott Bud Announcement Transcripts: Jan. 22 Press Conference

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

The following is the written transcript from the Creighton Whiteclay Awareness news conference held in Omaha on Jan. 22, 2013, announcing a boycott of Anheuser-Busch products:

Opening
Dave Fuxa
President, Whiteclay Awareness; Creighton University Senior

Good morning.

My name is Dave Fuxa. I am a senior at Creighton and the President of Whiteclay Awareness, a group founded on supporting the indigenous of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Today I am before you to announce our next step. (more…)

Rally to support the White Clay 5

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

When:  Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 8:30 a.m. MT

Where:  Sheridan County Courthouse in Rushville, Nebraska

Come to the Sheridan County Courthouse and show your support for the 5 Deep Green Resistance members that blockaded the road in White Clay in solidarity with the Lakota Oyate against the Liquid Genocide of their people. Each faces up to one year in jail and up to 1,600 dollars in fines. Please show up at 8:30 a.m. Court starts at 9:00 a.m. You can provide material support by going to: http://funds.gofundme.com/TR-Mckenzie/index.php?route=donate2&url=TR-Mckenzie%2F12n51c

Women’s March to End Genocide 2012: The Life Givers of the Nations say no more alcohol in White Clay

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

Lifting our Hearts, from Wounded Knees
August, 26th 2012 12:00 a.m. Billy Mills Hall Pine Ridge, SD
Action against White Clay Nebraska

Our Stand Is Locked to the Land, Shut Down White Clay Today!(more…)

In Solidarity with Pine Ridge: DGR Great Plains Announces Action at White Clay

Friday, June 1st, 2012

DEEP GREEN RESISTANCE / April 30, 2012

March for Justice 2012:
Always in Memory of Wally Black Elk and Ron Hard Heart
Date: June 9th, 2012 at 12 pm
Location: Billy Mills Hall, Pine Ridge, SD
A Day of Action against White Clay, Neb.

(more…)

Concert aims to pressure state to take responsibility, change ugly story

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Published Thursday September 16, 2010
BY BRANDON VOGEL
THE READER (Omaha, Neb.)

Synopsis: The Whiteclay Advisory Committee, a local group of activists, hopes to bring the message about Whiteclay home with Sunday’s Concert for Whiteclay Awareness in Omaha. The concert (Sep. 19) features music from Michael Murphy, Cherokee singer-songwriter Michael Bucher and Oglala Lakota singer Duane Martin, Sr. (more…)

Mount Sinai to Host 8th Annual Global Health Conference

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Published February 22, 2010
Contact: Mount Sinai Newsroom, 212-241-9200, NewsMedia@mssm.edu

(New York – February 22, 2010) Leading global health experts will gather at the 8th Annual Global Health Conference on February 26th and 27th to tackle a critical yet neglected topic in healthcare – the unique concerns of indigenous populations. The symposium, hosted by The Mount Sinai School of Medicine’s Global Health Center, will provide a forum for physicians, students, academics, activists, and community members to discuss health issues facing this underserved population both in the United States and across the globe. (more…)

8th Annual Mount Sinai Global Health Conference to screen Whiteclay documentary

Friday, January 1st, 2010

8th Annual Mount Sinai Global Health Conference
Indigenous Health
February 26 – 27, 2010
New York, New York
Register NOW for this FREE Conference!

There are an estimated 370 million indigenous peoples living in more than 70 countries worldwide. They represent a rich diversity of cultures, religions, traditions, languages and histories; yet continue to be among the world’s most marginalized population groups.

The next annual Mount Sinai Global Health Conference will showcase a range of indigenous health issues… register today and join other students, physicians, academics, activitists, and community members to learn more about the critical health issues facing indigenous groups both here in the United States and across the globe. (more…)

The New School hosts screening and discussion of Whiteclay documentary

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

The Battle for Whiteclay: A Screening and Discussion with the Director and the Film’s Lead Activist.  November 4, 2009 at The New School. Tishman Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street, New York City.  6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

New School President Bob Kerrey welcomes filmmaker Mark Vasina and Native American activist Frank LaMere, who invite you to a screening and discussion of their documentary, The Battle for Whiteclay. (more…)

Kevin Costner Featured Guest of Honor at 3rd Annual South Dakota Film Festival

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Get your tickets now for the Third Annual South Dakota Film Festival at Aberdeen on September 18-20! Reserve your spot to see and hear Kevin Costner talk about Dances With Wolves, Native American culture, South Dakota Tourism, the arts and commerce. He will appear at several events throughout the festival. Students are encouraged to attend the “Discussion in the Round” with Kevin Saturday morning. The Battle for Whiteclay will screen at approx. 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 19.

Creighton Prep students to discuss Whiteclay at Project Extra Mile coalition meeting

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Join Project Extra Mile for the March 11th coalition meeting, beginning at 10:00 a.m.  A number of Creighton Prep students have been working in recent months to bring increased attention and change to the travesty in Whiteclay, Nebraska.  Creighton Prep students Cameron Popp, Andrew Schropp and Ian Langin will share a short video they’ve produced and talk about their continued plans to make a difference in Whiteclay.  (See also: Students target Whiteclay liquor sales.) (more…)