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<br/>'''Regular IN-PERSON Working Group Meetings'''
 
<br/>'''Regular IN-PERSON Working Group Meetings'''
<div style="text-align: center">'''<span style="font-size: large">Each Friday, 6:00 - 8:00 PM</span>'''<br/></div><div style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size:large">'''<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">First Parish (UU) Church in Harvard Sq.</span>'''</span></div><div style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size: large"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">3 Church Street<br/>Cambridge, MA 02138</span></span><br/></div><div style="text-align: center">'''<span style="font-size: large">([http://maps.google.com/maps?q=3+Church+Street+Cambridge,+MA+02138&hl=en&ll=42.375241,-71.119483&spn=0.002001,0.003484&hnear=3+Church+St,+Mid-Cambridge,+Massachusetts+02138&t=h&z=19 map])</span>'''</div><p style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size:larger"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">All are welcome to our regular weekly meetings. &nbsp;In general, half of the meeting is discussion/self-education/to help us decolonize ourselves (see our&nbsp;</span>[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Decolonize_To_Liberate/resources resources section]<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">).&nbsp; Half of each meeting is for planning events and actions to help decolonize the movement.</span></span></p>
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<div style="text-align: center">'''<span style="font-size: large">Second & Fourth Fridays, 6:00 - 8:00 PM</span>'''<br/></div><div style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size:large">'''<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">First Parish (UU) Church in Harvard Sq.</span>'''</span></div><div style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size: large"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">3 Church Street<br/>Cambridge, MA 02138</span></span><br/></div><div style="text-align: center">'''<span style="font-size: large">([http://maps.google.com/maps?q=3+Church+Street+Cambridge,+MA+02138&hl=en&ll=42.375241,-71.119483&spn=0.002001,0.003484&hnear=3+Church+St,+Mid-Cambridge,+Massachusetts+02138&t=h&z=19 map])</span>'''</div><p style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size:larger"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">All are welcome to our regular weekly meetings. &nbsp;In general, half of the meeting is discussion/self-education/to help us decolonize ourselves (see our&nbsp;</span>[http://wiki.occupyboston.org/wiki/Decolonize_To_Liberate/resources resources section]<span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">).&nbsp; Half of each meeting is for planning events and actions to help decolonize the movement.</span></span></p>
 
= <span style="font-size:large">Special Upcoming Events</span> =
 
= <span style="font-size:large">Special Upcoming Events</span> =
 
<div><br/><span style="font-size:large;">'''POSTPONED to Monday, June 18th, 6p at Community Church of Boston'''</span></div><div><span style="font-size:large;">'''Indigenous Justice: Navajo Nation Situation'''</span><br/></div><div><span style="font-size:medium;">'''Special Presentation by&nbsp;'''</span><br/></div>
 
<div><br/><span style="font-size:large;">'''POSTPONED to Monday, June 18th, 6p at Community Church of Boston'''</span></div><div><span style="font-size:large;">'''Indigenous Justice: Navajo Nation Situation'''</span><br/></div><div><span style="font-size:medium;">'''Special Presentation by&nbsp;'''</span><br/></div>

Revision as of 23:46, 21 September 2012

A Working Group of Occupy/Decolonize Boston

Decolonize to Liberate seeks to shed the dominator ethos and systems of oppression that come from colonization, to stand in solidarity with indigenous resistance worldwide and to help restore our relationships to Mother Earth.


[To join the email discussion group] To join the low-traffic "announcements only" list, send a request to: Decolonize-subscribe@lists.occupyboston.org


Regular IN-PERSON Working Group Meetings

Second & Fourth Fridays, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
First Parish (UU) Church in Harvard Sq.
3 Church Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

(map)

All are welcome to our regular weekly meetings.  In general, half of the meeting is discussion/self-education/to help us decolonize ourselves (see our resources section).  Half of each meeting is for planning events and actions to help decolonize the movement.

Special Upcoming Events


POSTPONED to Monday, June 18th, 6p at Community Church of Boston
Indigenous Justice: Navajo Nation Situation
Special Presentation by 

Dr. James Zion,international lawyer for the National Indian Youth Council

See Event Page for more details


Monday, June, 18th, 6PM - 9PM
Eden of FSU and Rita of FAWG hosting Community Gathering on
Restorative Justice---Community Justice

at the Community Church 565 Boylston St 2nd floor,  Copley Square


See Upcoming Events page for more details


Calls to Action!

5/7/12: “U.S. FOREST SERVICE, STOP ABUSING NATIVE WOMEN!”

See Calls to Action page for more details

Getting Connected with the Working Group

To sign up on our new announcements-only (low traffic) list, please send an email to:                                                  Decolonize-subscribe[at]lists.occupyboston.org

To sign up for the high-traffic, discussion-based working group google group, please sign into your google account and follow this link, or email a request to join to decolonizeboston[at]gmail.com


Feel free to contact decolonizeboston[at]gmail.com with any questions or to get involved.

Please Follow us on Twitter!: @DecolonizeBos

And now we have a facebook page, too!


Decolonize Resources

What is "Decolonization"?    A collection of definitions and explanations 

Decolonize To Liberate resource page Links, articles, videos and 'zines!

Decolonizing Declarations from Occupies Across the Continent




Past Events


Many thanks to everyone who joined us for the Decolonize to Liberate Occupy Boston Community Gathering.  Check out the recap of the event on OccupyBoston.org:

http://www.occupyboston.org/2012/03/06/decoolonize-99-liberate-100/


Many thanks to all who were able to join us in Plymouth for the 42nd National Day of Mourning! 

The Boston Globe produced an article and a video about our visit to Plymouth. 

You can read the article,"In Solidarity, Occupy Group Joins with Native Americans"  also a video, "Occupy Boston Protesters in Plymouth

A member of the working group was also interviewed in a Democracy Now! special on the event:

Native Americans Mark Day of Mourning on Thanksgiving: 'We are not Vanishing, We Are Not Conquered'

See Also