Discussion with an Indigenous Delegation From Guam

Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

A delegation of Chamorros, the Indigenous People of Guam are in New York this week to testify at the United Nations. Their island of Guam in the Western Pacific is one of the 17 remaining colonies in the world as recognized by the UN. Their island is a territory of the US and they have no seat at the UN and no votes for President or in the US Congress. Their island of Guam recently came under threat of attack by North Korea and the US military has been planning to increase its presence there by destroying sacred lands and environmental treasures. It is more important than ever that their voices be heard.

Please join us on Wednesday, October 4th, at 4 pm, Room 420 Hamilton Hall, for a discussion with the delegation.

We also remind you that on October 3rd at 7:30 pm we will have a film screening of "War for Guam" and a discussion with film director Frances Negron-Muntaner at Columbia's Faculty House: http://www.humanrightscolumbia.org/events/war-guam-film-screening-filmmaker.