Decolonize Roller Derby: Team Indigenous benefit event Saturday at Gresham Skate World

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Wed, 01/10/2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am
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Co-host Jacqueline Keeler, with guests Andulia Sanchez WhiteElk and Melissa Wagoner

Co-host Jacqueline Keeler, with guests Andulia Sanchez WhiteElk and Melissa Wagoner

Help Team Indigenous get to the Roller Derby World Cup by cheering for roller derby played under a decolonized rule set. Come support or just buy a ticket as a donation. There will be a raffle and merchandise for purchase on line as well. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women USA. This event's teams are a compilation of local skaters coming together to skate and play in support of Team Indigenous. Tickets can be purchased at the door as well. https://www.facebook.com/events/241750416361779/

Andulia Sanchez WhiteElk, has has played roller derby for over 10 years,  with the Rose City Rollers,  Storm City Rollergirls and Portland Renegade Roller Derby and is now the manager for Team Indigenous.

Melissa Wagoner aka Mick Swagger has also played roller derby for 10 years, with the Rose City Rollers,  Gotham Rollergirls in New York City as wekk as on Team USA. She has been to the World Cup before and also has her own coaching business,  Swagger Coaching.

The event is at Gresham Skaters' World, 1220 NE Kelly. Doors open at 5:15, event starts at 5:30. Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3218445

Opening song: Electric Pow Wow by A Tribe Called Red

Also mentioned on today's show: 

Indigenous Womxn's March: Honoring Red Fawn & Indigenous Womxn Warriors

 

 

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