Anishinaabe Racial Justice Coalition
Please check back soon for details regarding our October 2018 coalition meeting. They will be available in late August on our website. The agenda will look similar to the July agenda below. We are in the process of securing a meeting location so we can make sure to bring new voices on Anishinaabe racial justice to the table.
Date - Monday July 2nd 2018 - 10 am - 6 pm
Location - Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Community, Manistee, MI
Powwow Grounds - US-31 near the casino behind the BP. 2596 US-31, Manistee, MI 49660
Aki Maadiziwin Community Center - 2953 Shaw Be Quo-Ung Manistee, MI 49660, Naaminitigong, Anishinaabe Aki
Please note - We will start our meeting at the Little River Powwow Grounds in the morning and move over to the community center in the afternoon.
10:00 – 11:00 am - Opening prayer and drum at the powwow grounds. Background, mission and vision of the Native Justice Coalition. Overall goals of the Native Justice Coalition and our goal to build an Anishinaabe Racial Justice Coalition by and for our communities.
11:00 – 12:00 pm - Sharing stories on racism – an open discussion.
12:00 – 1:00 pm - Lunch on your own.
1:00 – 2:30 pm - Breakout sessions to discuss racism towards our people.
2:30 – 2:45 pm - Head over to Aki Maadiziwin Community Center.
2:45 – 3:15 pm - Report back to larger group with a time for Q&A.
3:15 – 4:45 pm - Discussion and action – how will we build a larger Anishinaabe Racial Justice Coalition. When is our next meeting?
4:45 – 5:00 pm - Break
5:00 – 6:00 pm - Dinner & Networking