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“American Tensions & The Freedom of Real Apologies”
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Coconino Community College Common Read is proud to present: “American Tensions & The Freedom of Real Apologies”. Everyone is invited and welcome to attend this virtual event that explores the characteristics of meaningful apologies in the context of the US congressional apology to Native Americans in 2009. 

CCC Common Read Presents:
“American Tensions& The Freedom of Real Apologies”
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Online Presentation Via Zoom 

Free and open to the public.
Please RSVP in advance at this link: https://coconino.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0vdeqhqzksHNRZwtcR0AKs7KUcxp9s1B6r .
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions on how to join the presentation. 

In 2009, the US government offered a congressional apology to Native peoples. Because of how quietly this apology was delivered, many people are unaware that it even occurred. In response to the apology, Oglala Lakota author Layli Long Soldier published WHEREAS, a collection of poems confronting the US's history of brutality against Native peoples. The CCC Common Read's theme for 2020-2022 is American Tensions, which emphasizes cultivating dialogue around difficult topics. In light of Long Soldier's response to the US apology, this event will engage participants in discussion about the significance of genuine apologies in connection with the practice of land acknowledgments. 

The CCC District Governing Board recently approved a land acknowledgment that was a product of the hard work of CCC students, faculty and staff. 

For more details, please email CCC English Instructor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , call(928) 226-4259 or visit www.coconino.edu .

Location Online Via Zoom
Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 04:30pm - 05:30pm