October 1, 2020
This webinar for K-12 teachers and teacher educators uses environmental issues as an entry point for pedagogy that compares the ongoing impact of settler colonialism in Palestine to the US/Mexico border region. The emphasis in this first of three webinars is on content knowledge within a decolonial framework.
Copresented by Anita Fernandez and Curtis Acosta from the Xicanx Institute for Teaching and Organizing in Tucson, AZ, and Samia Shoman from the Teach Palestine Project at the Middle East Children’s Alliance in Berkeley, CA.
Featured speakers are Jamal Juma’, cofounder of Stop the Wall, the Palestinian Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign, speaking from Jerusalem, Palestine; and Amy Juan of the Tohono O’odham Nation, International Indian Treaty Council, speaking from Tohono O’odham land in the US/Mexico border region.