Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

October 28, 2011

Lehman Brightman Benefit Dinner

Lehman L. Brightman's Dinner Benefit for Recovery
By Quanah Parker Brightman
Censored News
Mills College, Graduate School of Business Gathering Hall
5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94619
Nov. 10,2  011
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
As many of you are aware, Indigenous Scholar, Korean War Veteran, Professional Football Player and Resistance Leader Lehman L. Brightman suffered a stroke this past July 22, 2011 and is currently recovering in the hospital.
Dr. Brightman is in need of financial assistance in paying his medical expenses, back taxes, and his mortgage. Any monetary gift is generous and is greatly appreciated.
Benefit Dinner Itinerary:
Opening Blessing: Lakota Medicine Man Richard Mooves Camp
Introduction: Son, Quanah Parker Brightman
Slide Show Presentation Of Prof. Lee Brightman
Including Singing Groups The Sweet Lodge Sistahs
Community Dinner
Honor Song by Drum
Closing Prayer
Mills College, Graduate School of Business Gathering Hall
5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94619
Nov. 10,2 011
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
For Event Details Contact:
Melinda Mills
(510) 430-3324
Facebook Page:
All other info regarding Prof. Lee Brightman or UNA Inc.
(510) 672-7187
Dr. Brightman's bio:
Lehman L. Brightman is a Sioux and Creek Indian who was born on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. Professor Brightman is the founder and National President of United Native Americans,Inc. an Indian organization formed in 1968, to promote the progress and general welfare of American Indians. In his capacity as President of UNA, Mr. Brightman has testified in two U.S Senate Hearings on the deplorable conditions of Indian boarding schools and hospitals on reservations. He led investigations of seven Indian boarding schools and three Indian hospitals due to the poor service and abusive treatment of Indian people. He is a former football and track star at Oklahoma State University where he earned a B.A. degree, and he has an M.A. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Mr. Brightman is an ex-Marine and served one year in the Korean conflict where he was wounded inaction. Professor Brightman established and coordinated the first Native American Studies Program in the United States at UC Berkeley in 1969, and has since taught at the University of California in San Diego, Sacramento State University, D-Q University, and Contra Costa College in San Pablo, California. Brightman is the author of numerous articles on the history of Indian education and federal boarding schools. He is the former editor of the first International Indian newspaper called Warpath, and was involved in the occupation ofAlcatraz, and the takeover of Wounded Knee, and led the takeover and occupation of Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota in 1970. He was one of the national coordinators of the Longest Walk in 1978, and the Long Walk for Survival in1980. At the present time, Mr. Brightman is writing a book on the history of the Indian Civil Rights Movement from the 1960's to the present.

*Kindly mail your donation to:
UnitedNative Americans, Inc.
2434 Faria Avenue
Pinole, California 94564.
The entire U.N.A. family would like to personallythank you for assisting us in helping Lehman Brightman during this difficulttime.
Your continued prayers for his health and welfareare greatly appreciated.
For more information, please contact or (510) 672-7187
United Native Americans, Inc.


Unknown said...

Hello and peace be unto you and your family ... I am the youngest daughter of Benjamin Perez from Oakland ... We used to visit with you and your family ... My father died of cancer in 2009 ... But he always spoke very highly of you ... We are also of Native Americans and if my husband can help in any weary please let us know.


Rachel Perez

Censored News, publisher Brenda Norrell said...

From Quanah Parker:

Dear friends and allies of United Native Americans.

I am informing Each of You Now that Our Family has been Evicted from Our Resident here in Sacramento, California.If you can help us Raise monies to Help pay to fix our for our two storage units and to help us with security deposit & first months Rent, & help in Locating Our ‪#‎Stolen‬ 2000 Honda CRV Silver/ Grey
Licence Number 5YRF827, it is all appreciated. If there is anything you can help with, please contact me. Wopila tanka.

Contribution needed for:
Storage Units Currently Need $400.00 Total.

Security Deposit & First Months Rent for New Facility $600 1st Months Rent $500.00 Security
If You have Any Recommendations or Suggestions, Please E-mail Me Back or Call me ASAP.

Contributions Large or Small can Be Made Directly into Our Go Fund Me Account or Our Bank Account at BANK OF THE WEST ACCOUNT NUMBER # 106012446 ‪#‎WesternUnion‬ or‪#‎MoneyGram‬ ‪#‎SafewayGiftCards‬ ‪#‎WalmartGiftCards‬ can be mailed directly to:

165 22nd Street
Richmond, CA 94801

Quanah Parker Brightman