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October 18, 2022
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM


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Virtual - Celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day: Water Protection Rights and Spirituality

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Join us as we honor Indigenous Peoples Day at a special program that will open with traditional Danza and prayer, and will be followed by a panel discussion on Water Protection Rights. The participants will be Hiawatha Brown (Narragansett Elder), Liz Santana-Kiser (Nipmuc Elder) Kasike Jorge Estevez (Taino) and Robert Quesada (Mexika/Aztec).

Learn about:

·         Indigenous Spirituality as it relates to water
·         Issues concerning water quality, fishing rights and industrial pollution
·         Land rights and what we can do to contribute to equitable access for all 

NOTE: This program will be recorded and available to view on the Newton's Vimeo Channel. 

Please register for this event in order to receive the zoom link.

This program is hosted by the Newton Free Library and we are thrilled to be collaborating with a multitude of MA libraries to bring this program to our community.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Library.

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