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November 11, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Free – $50
The Truth Will Not Be Whitewashed
Co-Presented by: Great Plains Action Society
Jessica Engelking, Anishinaabe, GPAS
Sikowis Nobiss, Plains Cree/Saulteaux, GPAS
Damita Brown, PhD
Alejandro Murguia-Ortiz, Iowa Migrant Movement for Justice
Dave Whiting
Native Harmony Drum Group
Art by: SunRose IronShell

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On-Sale Schedule
Public On-Sale: Tuesday, September 26 @ 10:00 AM CT
Ticket Options
$ FREE – Pay What You Can! — General Admission
We believe it’s vital for patrons of all backgrounds to be able to attend, regardless of what they’re able to pay, so you can Choose Your Own Price! We welcome patrons to make contributions to Truthsgiving’s initiatives with our Pay-What-You-Can model.
Show Description
Thanksgiving whitewashes history and promotes dangerous stereotypes of Indigenous peoples. Join us for its antithesis—Truthsgiving—a night of truthtelling, music, and laughter as we debrief on the most “American” of “American” holidays.
Truthsgiving is an ideology that must be enacted through truth telling and mutual aid to discourage colonized ideas about the thanksgiving mythology—not a name switch so we can keep doing the same thing. It’s about telling and doing the truth on this day so we can stop dangerous stereotypes and whitewashed history from continuing to harm Indigenous lands and Peoples, as well as Black, Latinx, Asian-American and all oppressed folks on Turtle Island.


November 11, 2022
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Free – $50
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Englert Theatre
221 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240
IOWA CITY, IA 52240 United States
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