- November 21, 2014
- 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Namaste Hall (Friday)
Room 207 (Saturday)
California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
2014 American Indian Movement (AIM) 7th Annual West Coast Conference at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS)
November 21st and 22nd, 2014
9am-5pm Friday and Saturday
Free and Open to the General Public (Non-CIIS guests need to sign in with photo ID)
The Anthropology & Social Change department will co-sponsor an important conference: the 2014 American Indian Movement West (AIM-West) 7th Annual West Coast Conference at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) on November 21st and 22nd, 2014.
As you may already know, the American Indian Movement has had a long standing position among progressive and indigenous movements throughout the Americas and championed and advocated for Indigenous rights to self-determination, along with assisting in creating and applying international standards such as the International Rights of Indigenous Peoples on a national and global scale. AIM-West, an affiliate of the National AIM organization, and continued to work collaboratively with local schools, universities, Indigenous communities, and general public to educate on issues of stereotyping, sacred sites, and local policy that impact Indigenous Peoples. AIM-West also serves as resource to local Indigenous families and organizations for Indigenous historiography and cultural support.
This is the second year that the Department of Anthropology and Social Change at CIIS will co-host this conference.