Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: Truth and Reconciliation


International Symposium on Indigenous Communities and Climate Change, December 6 and 7, 2018

Locations: December 6 Princeton Public Library December 7 Betts Auditorium, Princeton U. School of Architecture The symposium addresses: Effects of climate change (global warming) on Indigenous communities in Canada, the U.S., and Russia Indigenous reporting on climate change and environment-related…

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The Princeton Reconstruction Project

“The Princeton Reconstruction Project is comprised of concerned students calling for an active Reconstruction of Princeton University — an intentional pivot from its roots as a White supremacist institution to one that reflects the current values it espouses.” Following a…

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Renee Gokey (Eastern Shawnee/Sac and Fox/Miami) and Dennis W. Zotigh (Kiowa/San Juan Pueblo/Santee Dakota Indian) summarize the history of Columbus Day and the growing movement to replace it with Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  Their article lists the states and cities that…

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Slave Dwelling Project Community Day, October 12 and 13, 2018

In conjunction with Historical Society of Princeton, Princeton Public Library, Arts Council of Princeton, and Witherspoon-Jackson Historical and Cultural Society, Morven is honored to host a Slave Dwelling Project http://www.slavedwellingproject.org/ Program Oct 12 and 13; bringing Mr. Joe McGill’s program…

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Touring the Deep South, Where the Confederacy Is Set in Stone

Journalists John Eligon and Trymaine Lee recently toured Southern states to take a measure of attitudes toward preserving the history of the Confederacy and slavery.  Among those interviewed were descendants of enslavers, including Jefferson Davis, and enslaved.  Opinions expressed include:…

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