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Our History is the Future: Standing Rock and the Long History of Indigenous Resistance

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Virtual Event

The Oklahoma Center for the Humanities is excited to host a conversation with Dr. Nick Estes, a citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe and Assistant Professor in the American Studies Department at the University of New Mexico. Estes will explore the long tradition of settler violence and Indigenous Resistance in the United States.

Join us Thursday, October 15th from 7-8:00 pm.

This FREE event will be hosted on Zoom. Register here!

About Estes:

Estes wrote Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance and co-edited Standing with Standing Rock: Voices from the #NoDAPL Movement. The latter includes more than thirty different contributors, such as leaders, scholars, and activists, of the Standing Rock movement. In 2014, Estes co-founded The Red Nation, an Indigenous resistance organization.

In his research, Dr. Estes focuses on colonialism and global Indigenous histories with a focus on decolonization, oral history, U.S. imperialism, environmental justice, anti-capitalism, and the Oceti Sakowin. His work is featured in the Intercept, Jacobin, Indian Country Today, The Funambulist Magazine, and High Country News. The Oklahoma Center for the Humanities will joyfully provide 15 free copies of Dr. Estes’s book as part of this virtual event.  to discuss the long-standing tradition of Indigenous resistance.

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