“IN DEFENSE OF ANCESTRAL LANDS: AFRO COLOMBIAN WOMEN RESIST U.S. MILITARIZATION AND THE WAR ON DRUGS” Talk on Oct 12th @ 12:00-1:30pm in Klingenstein Lounge

Hello Honorites!

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Nidiria Ruiz Medina belongs to the Naya River Basin community council, an Afro- descendent population in the southern area of Colombia’s Pacific region. She is part of an organizational process that contributes to the defense of territory and human rights. Her organizing work is articulated through the national CONPAZ (Communities Building Peace in the Territories) network, which provides tools and fundamental elements for building community.

This is open to the public! And everyone is welcome! Light snacks provided.

Event is Sponsored by: Latin American Studies Minor Program and Dept. of Politics, Ithaca College

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Patricia Rodriguez at prodriguez@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-5714. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.