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Kandia Crazy Horse in Indigenous Peoples Day NYC film by Peter Eliscu

Here is the footage by Peter Eliscu covering the actions I was involved in from this past Monday in Manhattan, October 10, 2016: #IndigenousPeoplesDay > #DecolonizeThisMuseum @ American Museum of Natural History > & the subsequent march through the Upper West Side commemorating the young Lakota man murdered by police in Rapid City, South Dakota, after attending a #NativeLivesMatter rally in 2014, Allen Locke.

In this film, I am dancing & reading the Indigenous Peoples Day 2016 declaration.

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Kandia Crazy Horse x Decolonize This Museum NYC

Decolonize This Place’s Monday action @ American Museum of Natural History in NYC – #DecolonizeThisMuseum – was a resounding success & has been getting coverage in outlets as diverse as the Guardian (UK) & Bitch. I have already linked the press which included interviews with me on the subjects of Indigenous Peoples Day, why I am standing in solidarity with the Oceti Sakowin of Standing Rock / #NoDAPL, & ongoing issues with museum and archival collections established in the 19th century and earlier and how they resonate with us today in the 21st century. Here are some more images from the action, by myself or ones featuring me by Betty Yu. Looking forward to organizing more with #DecolonizeThisPlace – A’ho*

14563441_10209172315778423_5698614324265180754_n Kandia Crazy Horse reading the Indigenous Peoples Day 2016 declaration @ American Museum of Natural History – on the Theodore Roosevelt statue @ Central Park West & 79th Street (Credit: Betty Yu)
14606363_10209172304458140_426804370941124717_n (by Betty Yu)
14642354_10209172304018129_8751199933616624382_n (by Betty Yu)
14642089_530911550436096_1385138216637602553_n (Inside the galleries of American Museum of Natural History, by our #NoDAPL chronicler, Dan Vea)
14681660_530911663769418_6101202082881587596_n (Andrew of #DecolonizeThisPlace @ the Hall of African Mammals, American Museum of Natural History, by Kandia Crazy Horse)
14695311_530911760436075_7901748495020340843_n (#DecolonizeThisMuseum in the Rotunda, by Kandia Crazy Horse)
14522808_530911617102756_9063092105462676208_n (Brother Amin Husain of #DecolonizeThisPlace & my Virginia homegal, artist Marz Saffore (in #BlackLivesMatter hoodie), of NYU in the galleries @ American Museum of Natural History, by Kandia Crazy Horse)
14718651_530911983769386_1770850799197649496_n (1 of 2 original #DecolonizeThisPlace posters for the #DecolonizeThisMuseum action, by Kandia Crazy Horse)
14721602_530911850436066_327715498904209642_n (Artivists covering the statue of Theodore Roosevelt outside American Museum of Natural History in echo of the 1971 Lakota action, by Kandia Crazy Horse)