Coalition of Natives and Allies
SECOND SHOWING: Fighting Indians
By popular demand, CNA will be hosting a second preview screening of the film Fighting Indians on May 1 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Follow the link below to register for this event. You must register to attend - a link to participate will follow your registration.
We are hosting this FREE 2 hour film alongside opportunity for discussion after with directors Mark Cooley and Derek Ellis. Special guest Pennsylvania State Representative Chris Rabb will discuss his legislative effort to end the use of Native peoples for sports mascots, logos, and nicknames in the Commonwealth.
NOTE: Because of the numbers of attendees, we suggest logging in at 1:45 p.m. on May 1.
We greatly hope to see you there.
-The Coalition of Natives and Allies
Synopsis: On May 16th, 2019, The State of Maine made history by passing LD 944 "An Act to Ban Native American Mascots in All Public Schools," the first legislation of its kind in the country. For Maine’s tribal nations, the landmark legislation marked an end to a decades long struggle to educate the public on the harms of Native American mascotry.
We acknowledge Pennsylvania exists on the tribal lands of the Delaware, Erie, Haudenosaunee, Lenape, Munsee, Shawnee, and Susquehannock.