Watch the Decolonization Webinar

Featuring Our Panelist

Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Author of "As long as Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Envirormental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock"

S. Lily Mendoza

Professor Oakland University Between the Homeland and Diaspora of Politics of Theorizing Filipino and Filipino American Identities

Lisa Natividad

Professor at the University of Guam. Primary convener of the Guahan Coalition for Peace and Justice.

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June 29 @ 10 a.m. Pacific Time:

Vatican Repudiates Doctrine of Discovery webinar

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Doctrine of Discovery & the Oak Flats (AZ) struggle:

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Democracy Now on Monroe Doctrine damage:

American Indian sources for learning and inspiration:

Hawaii decolonization:


Decolonization: Definitions, Contexts, Histories

We did a great deal of research in preparation for the Decolonize webinar, much of which we were not able to fit into our 90-minute program.  The videos below are a compilation of numerous interviews we did with experts in the field.  We hope it will serve as a helpful resource to anyone interested in delving into the topic more deeply.  

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz: Define Decolonize

Dina Gilio-Whitaker on franchise colonialism vs settler colonialism

Lisa Natividad on how The U.S. rained death on the Marshall Islands

S. Lily Mendoza on the 'Civilized' myth

Dina Gilio-Whitaker on decolonizing South Africa vs USA

Panelist: Dina Gilio-Whitaker on Environmental Justice & Indigenous Resistance

Panelist: Lisa Natividad on US colonialism, imperialism, and militarism in Guam

Decolonization, Reparations and Survival

Mazin Qumsiyeh on Climate and Colonization in Palestine

How does Decolonization intersect with MLK's Revolution in Values?

Nick Estes on the Doctrine of Discovery and US Founding Fathers

What is Colonization/Decolonization?

Decolonizing Systems and Souls... Telling New Stories

The Importance of Cultural and Spiritual Groundedness in the Movement

Overcoming separation & confusion to build a mass movement

Will Puerto Rico Finally be Freed as a U.S. Colony?

Decolonization and the Island of Vieques, Puerto Rico

The Nakba & Ethnic Cleansing in Israel/Palestine

Patrick Reyes on Decolonization & Healing from attempted eradication & erasure

The colonial politics of the U.S.-Puerto Rico relationship

The Fight To Take Back Hawaii

Federal Indian Law and How it Operates

How Many Native Americans Were Eliminated?

Decolonize Puerto Rico: A Learning and Solidarity Experience

The multi-ethnic, multiracial construction of colonization

Models of Resistance & Buen Vivir

Native Kinship societies vs. Settler Colonial Capitalism