This Fall, there will be a 3 part class on Colonization and Decolonization, meeting at the Wingnut Anarchist Collective on Tuesday nights at 8:30pm.

Autumn is a season when there are many reminders of colonization and the history of oppression, racism, and genocide that Amerikkka was founded on. From Columbus Day to Thanksgiving there are plenty of celebrations of colonization. We are choosing to take time to learn more about the real history of colonization and indigenous peoples during this season. We welcome folks with an interest in learning more about these issues to participate in this 3 part class.

The meetings will be at 8:30 pm on Tuesday September 20th, Tuesday September 27th, and Tuesday October 4th.

Richmond does not have a full fledged Free School, although this is something that folks at the Wingnut and others have been talking about for a while. We found the manual “Colonization and Decolonization – A Manual for Indigenous Liberation in the 21st Century” by Zig-Zag aka Gord Hill (Author of 500 years of Indigenous Resistance), and decided that we would like to do a class with the text. The text is already divided into 3 sections making for 3 hour long sessions.

We will be learning together, and folks interested in studying this topic will be deciding, together, how to make the meetings function.The text is roughly 30 pages long. The class is free and open to all ages.

The text is available online for download, and if folks need help getting a copy we can make more copies at the Wingnut.

http://zinelibrary.info/colonization-decolonization

Please get in touch if you plan to attend or have questions or concerns.  wingnut_collective@yahoo.com or 804 303 5449

The Wingnut is a sober, all ages space.

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