NN10: American Indian Caucus

I have terrific news. My dear friends rfall and Oke, who is a contributing editor at NAN, Native American Netroots have come up with a great idea for our American Indian Caucus this year in Las Vegas. rfall took a look at the NAN team who is able to attend NN10 this year.

navajo

Oke

exmearden              

Kitsap River

Meteor Blades        

4Freedom              

TiaRachel

That is only 7 out of 27 of the editorial staff who can attend our caucus this year. We also have many interested readers who cannot attend either. rfall thought it would be great to make the caucus a webinar like event so people who cannot attend in person can participate remotely. rfall will be video taping our caucus and NN10 is going to stream it.

This is a last minute arrangement and we are not on the streaming schedule yet, please check back.

Oke is going to man her IM during the event and we can take questions or comments from remote users. Please send her an email now so she can add you to her IM list.

nativeamericannetroots at gmail dot com

The other reason we are able to stream our caucus is that we have a special presentation that will be given by Meteor Blades. MB is a registered member of the Seminole Tribe and he has an impressive history of Indian Activism that I became aware of from reading his comments over the years. Many people say that MB should publish his biography. Until then we will have a recording of the NDN part of his history taken at our caucus. I’ve asked him to recount his timeline for us during our caucus, afterward we’ll open it up for few questions and comments.

So please tune in and participate in our American Indian Caucus:


Thursday, July 22nd

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Miranda 5

 

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ROLLCALL for Netroots Nation 2010

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American Indian Caucus

Thursday, July 22nd 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Connect with like-minded folks and talk with others from your community in our identity, issue and regional caucuses.

Panel: Neeta Lind aka navajo and T. Lee Lange aka Meteor Blades

Please leave a comment if you are attending.

Who’s else is going?

RSVPs so far:

1. Neeta

2. Oke

3. exmearden

4. Ojibwa (had to cancel)

5. Kitsap River + Charles

6. Meteor Blades

7. 4Freedom

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REGISTER


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We’re looking to send 40 progressive activists to Netroots Nation with compelling stories, who are active online and offline, and who will thrive from their Netroots Nation experience. Our goal is to find people who will expand the Netroots Nation community with fresh ideas and energy.

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