Friday September 14, 2012, 1-4pm
UBC First Nations Longhouse
To explore the common colonial histories and struggles for self-determination in the Philippines and Guatemala, UBC students will be presenting about their work with indigenous communities in both countries.
Our inspiring line up of presenters include:
- Ricardo Segovia, of Etech International
- Valentina Ricca Vargas, of the International Students Association
- JR Guerrero, of the Canada-Philippines Solidarity for Human Rights
Our panelists include:
- Chandu Claver, of the Cordillera Peoples Association
- Ignacio Ochoa, of Fundacion Nahual
- Dr Peter Cole, professor on Global Indigeneity
- Lix Lopez, Jardin Maya
Join us for an afternoon of storytelling, dialogue, cultural presentations, and a special spread of refreshments in the UBC First Nations Longhouse!
In conjuction with this gathering, a photography exhibit, curated by Dada Docot of the Philippine Studies Series, will be housed in the Global Lounge in September.
This event is organised by the UBC Philippine Studies Series and the International Students Association, and sponsored by the UBC Global Fund.
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