Call to Action: Abolish UNM’s Racist Seal

Join UNM KIVA Club and The Red Nation on Friday, April 29 at 12pm to demand the University of New Mexico abolish its racist seal! We demand justice for Natives on campus. We call on all to unite against racism. Join Native students to deliver a list of demands to the President’s Office. Meet up point in the front of Scholes Hall at the UNM – ABQ campus.

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Demands

  1. Reconstruction of a Native Cultural Center
  2. More Native faculty at the administrative level
  3. A cluster hire for Native studies faculty
  4. Higher education council of Tribal leaders established at the board of regents level
  5. Formal adoption of UNDRIP as UNM policy
  6. Abolition of racist imagery and cultural appropriation
  7. Tuition waver for students from federally recognized tribes
  8. Permanent funding & space allocation for Nizhoni Days Powwow
  9. Recognition of Indigenous Peoples Day of Resistance and Resilience
  10. Recognition & tracking of American Indian political identity according to federal standards
  11. Reparations of ancestors & sacred items to sacred spaces and tribes

 

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Many thanks to Agents of Change for sharing this information.

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