In the United States large demonstrations were held on Indigenous People’s Day in New York City, Minneapolis, Chicago, Boston, San Francisco and Columbus, Ohio and demonstrations led by representatives of the American Indian Movement took place in Washington, DC and in Denver, Colorado.
On Friday night Cherokee scholar and activist Ward Churchill spoke in Denver. He is a professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado and a leader of the Colorado Chapter of the American Indian Movement. He is also the author of many books including ” The COINTELPRO Papers,” ” Agents of Repression: The FBI’s Secret War Against the Black Panther Party and the American Indian Movement” and ” From A Native Son.”
- Ward Churchill, Cherokee scholar and activist.