October 12 is celebrated in Washington, DC, and many other cities, states / provinces, and countries in the World as Indigenous Peoples Day.
Due to inclement weather, event is re-scheduled for Saturday, October 17th.
In honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day and to celebrate the unbreakable bonds of friendship and solidarity between Indigenous (including Hispanic and Latino) Peoples, Palestinian People, African People (including all People of African Descent), and Other Oppressed Peoples, the Piscataway Indian Nation, the American Indian Support Project, the National Council of Arab Americans, the Hiroshima Nagasaki Peace Committee of the National Capital Region, the All African People’s Revolutionary Party (GC), and Pan African Roots are planning an Indigenous Peoples Day celebration on Monday, October 12 from 12 (noon) to 3pm at the lower end of Malcom X Park (also known as Meridian Hill Park).
The Humanities Truck and AU’s Public History Program will provide access to its web-based exhibit projects and digital repository. We will also be conducting oral history interviews. Find the truck exhibit near 15th and W and our two interview stations around the park!
Others involved include the Arts Development Center, the Alliance for Global Justice, the Latin American Solidarity Committee, the Nicaragua Project, the Friends of the Congo, the Nation of Islam, and a host of other groups have endorsed and committed to help.