Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Lehman Brightman Speaks on Struggle for Indigenous Studies

Dr. Lehman Brightman, National President of United Native Americans, Inc, will have a lecture/ discussion on the trials and tribulations we as First Nations People endured to implement Native American /Indigenous studies on the UC and CSU level

What: Ethnic Studies 40 Years later. Race, Resistance and Relevance.
Who: Dr. Lehman Brightman-National President of United Native Americans, Inc, lecture/ discussion on the trials and tribulations we as First Nations People endured to implement Native American /Indigenous studies on the UC and CSU level.
In 1968 when there was only ten Native American Indians that held a PHD it was to say the least, sum what difficult to persuade a University into Establishing a Native American Studies Program. When they finally agreed to it, it was up to me to recruit faculty and the students to make this program a success.
When: Thursday October 8th 2009, 2:10 pm-3:25 pm.
Where: Cesar Chavez Student Center, San Francisco State University.
For More Information Visit:
http://www.sfsu.edu/~ethnicst/fortieth.html
From Quanah Brightman:
Please find below a preview of the Alcatraz Occupation Collection page in SF State's digital archive (DIVA). You'll find 3 hours of unique archival footage shot between 1969-71 (43 items), featuring American Indian political protests in Northern California. You'll need a basic broadband internet connection to view the footage properly. This will soon be made publicly available online:
http://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/2589
Also below is a link to KPIX item 100796 Lehman Brightman on Economic Opportunity Council. This is the clip from 1969 featuring Professor Lehman Brightman-National President Of United Native Americans,Inc.
http://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/187792

Indians claim army surplus land near Davis
http://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/187809
Indian occupation of army base near Davis continues
http://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/187810
Indians accept land deed
http://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/187814

Alex Cherian, Film Archivist
SF Bay Area Television Archive
835 Market Street, Room 524
San Francisco, CA 94103Tel: 415-87-4261
acherian@sfsu.edu
Subject: From The Alcatraz Take Over To The DQU Take Over
UNA Was There... - United Native Americans, Inc.'s
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