Sixth Annual AIM West Coast Inter-Tribal Conference November 19-23, 2012
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AIM-WEST is proud to host its Sixth Annual AIM West Coast Inter-Tribal Conference in San Francisco, November 19-23, 2012. The Conference features guest speakers, regional reports, films, solidarity statements, panel discussions, cultural performances, the traditional Un-thanksgiving feast, Alcatraz Sun Rise with honoring and memorials, and a concluding concert. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided Monday and Tuesday, dinners are on your own!
The theme for this year’s Conference is the “Forty Year Retrospective of the Trail of Broken Treaties, a Review of the Twenty Point Position of 1972, and Indian Manifesto” and how it aligns with the 2007 United Nations “Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”. Conference attendees will be encouraged to explore how these historic documents can serve as guides to prioritize, address and implement issues we are facing today.
Monday, November 19th registration begins at 9 am (on-going) at the San Francisco Public Library, located at 100 Larkin Street (at Grove St., near Civic Center BART station) in the Koret Auditorium, on the Library’s lower level (enter at 30 Grove St.), proceed downstairs. We will host a press conference promptly at 10 am and the Conference program begins at 10:30 am until 6 pm.
On Tuesday, November 20th the Conference will be held at the Bahai’i Center, 170 Valencia St. (near Duboce St.) starting with registration at 9 am and panel discussions, lunch and film, until 6 pm.
Wednesday, November 21, the annual Un-Thanksgiving dinner will be held at the Bahai’i Center at 12 noon until 6 pm where the “Eagle and the Condor” come to feast. The public and their families are invited. There will be a cultural program that includes drumming, singers, solo and group performances with Sami peoples, and David Smith and California Pomo Dancers, the Teokalli-Mexica traditional dancers, guest speakers and a special life time achievement award to honor Mr. Wounded Knee De’Ocampo. Please come to honor the occasion!
For updated schedule go to www.aimwest.info
PREAMBLE TO TRAIL OF BROKEN TREATIES 20-POINT POSITION PAPER
AN INDIAN MANIFESTO
RESTORATION OF LANDS
FOR A RECONSTRUCTION OF
AN INDIAN FUTURE IN AMERICA
THE TRAIL OF BROKEN TREATIES