KUNM

Red Nation

Action: Educate & Organize

Jan 27, 2017
Generation Justice

Join us, Sunday 1.29.17, as we listen to Dr. Bilal Sekou, Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Hartford, to discuss using our inter-sectionality under the new administration. We also speak with Jennifer Marley, an organizer with the Red Nation, to discuss the continued threat to the #NODAPL movement, indigenous communities across the country and how folks can get involved. Tune in at 7:00 pm on KUNM 89.9 FM or online at KUNM.org

Marisa Demarco / KUNM

President Donald Trump signed an executive action on Tuesday approving the Dakota Access Pipeline, which water protectors have been working to stop for months. In Albuquerque on Wednesday, people gathered outside the tall Wells Fargo bank Downtown to try and stanch the flow of money to the project known as DAPL. 

Melissa Tso member of the Red Nation and the Party for Socialism and Liberation

Police violence against people of color has been at the forefront of national debate in recent months. And in New Mexico, a group advocating for indigenous concerns called the Red Nation has been active on this issue since the killing of James Boyd two years ago.