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Hate crimes in American Indian border towns

February 2, 2014

Hate crimes and racial violence have been perpetrated against American Indians since colonization, and this violence continues to persist today.

Wednesday, February 5
11 a.m.-noon
Lory Student Center
Room 224-226

Violence in border towns

The majority of hate crimes against American Indians are committed in reservation border towns; where racial and physical boundaries have been violently contested.

Researcher to discuss hate crimes in border towns

Cheryl Bennett, Ph.D., Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College, will give a talk titled, Go back to the reservation!: Investigating and analyzing hate crimes in American Indian reservation border towns.  

Bennett will discuss research that examines the impact hate crimes and racial violence has had on American Indian populations and explores what steps American Indian communities and non-Indian stakeholders have taken to combat hate crimes and intolerance.


Contact: Jodi Griffin
E-mail: jodi.griffin@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-2730