Indigenous People's Day 2020: Reclaiming the Past, Confronting the Present, Shaping the Future

Join students, faculty and the community for an all-day exploration of the global indigenous movement and its centuries-long struggle for the defense of territory, culture, and the environment within the context of the many crises facing the planet.

This annual event is co-sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement, Center for “Race,” Culture and Social Justice, Hofstra University Honors College, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Office of Intercultural, Engagement and Inclusion, and the Hofstra Cultural Center.


Date: Monday, October 12, 2020
Time: 11:15 am - 4:30 p.m.

Panels include:

11:15-12:40 p.m.: Reclaiming the Past: Why Setting the Record Straight on Indigenous History and Colonialism is Necessary Today

12:50-2:30 p.m.: Confronting the Present: In Defense of Indigenous Territory Against Predatory Extraction

2:55-4:20 p.m.: Shaping the Future: On Why Decolonizing Cultural, Political and Social Spaces is a Must for a Sustainable World

Advance registration required. Each event requires a separate registration. Follow each event link to Register.


Related Event:

Wednesday, October 14 @ 6:30 p.m.   “Never Forget” Talk Back: Dawnland


Monday, October 12, 2020



Hofstra University Virtual Event
Offered online
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000


Hofstra Cultural Center

Phone: 516-463-5669

          01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Submit Your Hofstra Event

Hofstra University is pleased to have the public join us for some of our on-campus events, which are held for the benefit of our students. Please be aware, when attending events during the school year, when classes are in session, parking is often limited on South Campus to faculty and students. There is additional parking available on North Campus, approximately a 10-minute walk from Adams Playhouse, through the Student Center and over the unispan. Thank you for your cooperation.