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Colonization and the MMIR Epidemic: How Settler Land Acquisition Caused a 500-Year Long Epidemic
Sunday, September 18 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Through the Doctrine of Discovery, federal laws and forced removal, European settlers began a colonization of Indigenous bodies. Learn about the connection between settler land acquisition and the ongoing Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives (MMIR) epidemic from Callum Cintron, WE’s Human Rights Coordinator. We will then welcome Shannon CrossBear, WE’s Interdependence Coordinator, who will discuss Indigenous perspectives on land, interdependence and MMIR