Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Western Shoshone Carrie Dann in Tucson

Indian Right Advocate's Talk Can be Heard by All, Thanks to UA Program
UA News

By La Monica Everett-Haynes, University Communications UA News
Carrie Dann, one of the most prolific advocates of indigenous peoples rights, is coming to Tucson to speak about current environmental threats to Western Shoshone land and her ongoing legal actions before international human rights courts.
Her discussion, slated for 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 28, will be broadcast live on the Web by a University of Arizona program.
“I will be talking about the land and the beliefs of the Western Shoshone people and how the two are connected,” says Dann. “America doesn’t know the history – the actual history of the indigenous peoples and their situation.” Read more:
Listen to broadcast, Sept. 28, at 3:30 pm online:
Dann will be available for interviews after her presentation.
To learn more about the Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy Program, visit

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