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CU Mariachi Ensemble
Friday, April 11, 2014
Grusin Music Hall Imig Music Building
A free hip-hop performance by artists Frank Waln and the Sampson Brothers will take place
This Friday, April 4th at 7:30pm in the Glenn Miller Ballroom (doors open at 7:00)
CU Boulder’s Tanaya Winder (Director of Upward Bound) will open with a spoken word performance.
Frank is a 24 year old Sicangu Lakota from the Rosebud Sioux Reservation. Frank has won numerous awards and recognition from media sources and the Native community. As a Gates Millennium Scholarship recipient he is studying Audio Design and Production at Columbia College. He expects to graduate this spring. Throughout his musical career Waln has demonstrated a powerful commitment to the indigenous cause. He focuses on addressing and dismantling mass media misrepresentation and its harmful effects on how Native peoples are viewed both nationally and internationally.
His group won Best Rap/Hip-Hop Recording at the 2011 Native American Music Awards and was awarded the ROCKWiRED Radio Music Award for Best Group. Waln won Best Male Artist in 2013 in the ROCKWiRED awards. Frank has performed at Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, tribal colleges and was recently selected as the keynote speaker for the Chicago-citywide American Indian Education Council’s Achievement Celebration
Papi, Me & Cesar Chavez
(A Su Teatro Performance)
Tuesday, April 1st
In 1966, Gloria met a man who taught her that ideas weren’t so much dangerous, as they were able to change the world.
Papi, Me an dcesar Chavez is Gloria’s story, as she and her Papi joined Cesar Chavez and the United Farmworkers Union on this most historic march from Delano to Sacramento to help convince the growers, the Governor, and society that the farmworkers deserved a better life.
“One Step Behind Mandela: Race, Reconciliation, and the New South Africa”
Thursday 3rd April at 5pm, British and Irish Studies Room, 5th floor of Norlin Library
Please join us for an evening with Rory Steyn, Nelson Mandela’s former head of presidential security. Steyn was appointed by the South African Police as Team Leader of the President’s personal protection detail and served Mandela for his entire presidency, later writing about his experiences in the book One Step Behind Mandela, the title of his lecture here at CU.
In his talk (followed by a question/answer session), Steyn will speak about Mandela’s life and presidential philosophy, as well as the challenges that the New South Africa faces in confronting its racially segregated past. South Africa is one of the world’s nations at the forefront – and with the greatest experience – of reconciliation and rebuilding : its Truth and Reconciliation Commission (1995-8) has provided a model oft-copied by other countries seeking to work through their difficult pasts. Yet this process, of course, has been complex and often problematic.
Please join us for this extraordinary event that will serve to reveal much about one of the most celebrated figures in recent history, and illuminate the trials and tribulations of reconciliation.
This event would not have been possible without a tremendous amount of support from a variety of departments and centers here on campus. They include the Center for Western Civilization, the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement and the President’s Faculty Diversity Fund, the Global Studies Residential Advisory Program, as well as the Departments of History, Philosophy, Anthropology, Sociology, Geography, and the Arts and Sciences Fund for Excellence.
Freddie Trujillo will speak Tuesday, March 18, 11:00 in C4C Abrams Lounge and at SORCE’s Chili Pot, Wednesday, March 19, 11:00 (or so) in the Senior Dedication Lounge, UMC.
The speaker we invited is Federico Juan Trujillo, a colorful and extremely informative “in the trenches” activist of the late 1960s/early 1970s, also known as Freddie “Freak” Trujillo. Freddie has continued to support the effort to keep alive the history of the Chicano Movement by providing presentations throughout Colorado, serving as a mentor/educator to Chicano/Latino students and by being the point person for establishing the only archive on Chicano Movement literature and artifacts in Pueblo, Colorado. Freddie was responsible for getting CSU Pueblo to formally archive these materials in their research library on campus.
About Juan Federico Trujillo:
45 years ago, the first Educational Opportunity Programs were established on the UC-Boulder campus by virtue of the Civil Rights Movement. Chicanos were the primary and most provocative activists of the demand for access to higher education opportunities not only for Chicanos, but for all underrepresented communities. The Chicano activists in Boulder, Colorado, in particular, played key roles in shaping and bringing to fruition the ability to have the voices of all of these underrepresented communities heard at the policy and decision-making tables on campuses such as UC-Boulder. The Chicano Movement in Colorado was the Civil Rights Movement in all of its glory and it was these activists that served as catalysts for robust social justice change on this campus
UMASyMEChA are two of the key Chicano/Latino student organizations who produced a number of the Chicano/a activists of the Colorado’s Chicano Movement. We want to have the University community hear their stories of trial and tribulation by way of a speaker’s bureau.