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Saturday, June 17 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Dalit History Month - Telling our History

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Freedom lies in the ability to tell the story of our ancestors. This is true of no problem more than Caste Apartheid. Core to Caste is the idea that knowledge is solely trade of upper Castes. To address this, we founded Dalit History Month- the first digital history project in South Asia. In this session, we learn how Dalits, rejected being subjects in oppressors’ narratives and how media made the first community-sourced history possible after 3000 years of violent exclusion from knowledge.

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Thenmozhi Soundararajan

Thenmozhi is an artist, activist, and technologist with Equality Labs., Equality Labs
Equality Labs

Maari Zwick-Maitreyi

Maari Zwick-Maitreyi is an anti-Caste and anti-Hindu Fascism activist, technologist and educator in the diaspora. She believes in the power of indigenous communities everywhere to access and chart their own history, knowledge and resources.

Saturday June 17, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
McGregor: Room F/G/H